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Medical Health Officer/Public Health

Island Health's Medical Health Officers oversee a wide variety of initiatives designed to promote and protect public health. 

Public health is the organized effort of society to protect and improve the population's health and well being through health promotion; reducing inequalities in health status; prevention of disease, injury, disability, and premature death; and protection from environmental and other hazards to health.

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Contact Information

Medical Health Officers

Health Protection Environmental Services

Licensing

Tobacco Prevention and Control

Health Units

Leaders

Chief Medical Health Officer

Dr. Richard Stanwick

Executive Director, Public Health

Cheryl Damstetter

Director - Public Health

Jan Tatlock