Public Health Modernization: Moving our Community Forward Together

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The Ontario Ministry of Health is seeking recommendations to modernize and transform public health services and how they are delivered in Ontario.

Ottawa Public Health will be providing feedback to the province and we want to hear from Ottawa residents and community partners about how to shape and improve public health services to better protect and promote the health of our community.

The Ontario Ministry of Health is seeking recommendations to modernize and transform public health services and how they are delivered in Ontario.

Ottawa Public Health will be providing feedback to the province and we want to hear from Ottawa residents and community partners about how to shape and improve public health services to better protect and promote the health of our community.

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  • What topics, activities and values do you associate with Ottawa Public Health? 

    Tell us about your experiences with Ottawa Public Health to date? 

    What topics, activities and values do you associate with Ottawa Public Health? 

    Tell us about your experiences with Ottawa Public Health to date? 

  • Are there communities within Ottawa that you feel are currently facing greater challenges to their health and well-being that require Ottawa-specific public health approaches to improve their well-being?  

    How could public health do a better job at serving these communities? 

    Are there particular strengths to build upon in Ottawa when it comes to promoting health for these communities?

    Are there communities within Ottawa that you feel are currently facing greater challenges to their health and well-being that require Ottawa-specific public health approaches to improve their well-being?  

    How could public health do a better job at serving these communities? 

    Are there particular strengths to build upon in Ottawa when it comes to promoting health for these communities?

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    An important role of public health is to help improve systems for health and well-being, including coordination with the health system and social services, to support individuals and communities with services they need to improve their health. Ottawa Public Health’s policy work also aims to change environments to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

    Which kinds of local organizations do you feel Ottawa Public Health should be working with to do this work well and why? Example organizations include social services, health care practitioners, other City services, or schools.

    Are there Ottawa-specific strengths that you would like to highlight when it comes to collaboration for health and well-being?
    An important role of public health is to help improve systems for health and well-being, including coordination with the health system and social services, to support individuals and communities with services they need to improve their health. Ottawa Public Health’s policy work also aims to change environments to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

    Which kinds of local organizations do you feel Ottawa Public Health should be working with to do this work well and why? Example organizations include social services, health care practitioners, other City services, or schools.

    Are there Ottawa-specific strengths that you would like to highlight when it comes to collaboration for health and well-being?