Medical Officer of Health Contact Information

Public Health

Local Medical Officer of Health Contact Information

To contact your local Medical Officer of Health, please call the appropriate person as listed below.

For urgent issues after hours and weekends, contact the Medical Officer of Health on-call at (902) 473-2222.

 

Chief Public Health Officer/Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Robert Strang
PO Box 488
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2R8
Phone: 902-424-2358
Fax: 902-424-0550

A/Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed
PO Box 488
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2R8
Phone: 902-424-2358
Fax: 902-424-0550

Regional Offices

Nova Scotia Health Authority works through four areas each of which is served by a Medical Officer of Health

Annapolis Valley, South Shore and South West Nova Scotia

Dr. Lynda Earle
Ste. 109, 215 Dominion Street
Bridgewater, NS   B4V 2K7
Phone: 902-543-0850 
Fax: 902-543-8024

Note: Coverage from Central Zone on Mondays and Tuesdays

Colchester-East Hants, Cumberland and Pictou areas

Dr. Ryan Sommers
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Public Health Services
600 Abenaki Road, Level 1/Wing B
Truro, NS  B2N 5A1
Phone: 902-893-5820 
Fax: 902-893-5839

Cape Breton, Guysborough and Antigonish areas

Dr. Lisa Freeman
235 Townsend Street, 2nd floor
Sydney, NS   B1P 5E7
Phone: 902-563-2400

Note: Coverage from the Burnside office in Central Zone

Halifax, Eastern Shore and West Hants

Dr. Trevor Arnason and Dr. Lisa Freeman
7 Mellor Avenue, Unit 5
Dartmouth, NS   B3B 0E6
Phone: 902-481-5800 
Fax: 902-481-5803