The project is ahead of schedule and will be completed mid May. The contractor is installing the curb and will be starting to pave next week. On Monday, May 1st (weather dependent), lane restrictions at the intersection of Talbot Street and First Avenue will be in place from 9pm until 7:30am the next morning to complete the paving of the intersection. Westbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, Eastbound traffic on Talbot will be able to turn northbound onto First Avenue, and Southbound traffic on First Avenue will be able to turn westbound onto Talbot Street, all other movements will be restricted.
Public Health Unit - Elgin St. Thomas
Elgin St. Thomas Public Health (ESTPH) works together with our communities to promote and protect the health of people who live, work and play in Elgin County. We deliver a variety of health programs and services set by the Province of Ontario. The Board of Health for Elgin St. Thomas is the governing body of Elgin St. Thomas Public Health. The Board is accountable to the community, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the Ministry of Health Promotion, and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. The Board is comprised of seven members - 6 municipal leaders and 1 public appointee.
Board of Health meetings are held monthly at Elgin St. Thomas Public Health and are open to the public.
For more information, please visit Elgin St. Thomas Health Unit
ESTPH provides programs, events and clinics such as:
- Nobody’s Perfect parenting program
- Well Baby drop-in clinics
- Immunization clinics
- Car seat installation seminars
- Sexual health clinics
- Quit smoking clinics
- Safe Grad workshops
- Food Safe classes
ESTPH supports families with:
- Telephone contact by a Public Health Nurse after delivery of a baby
- Healthy Babies, Healthy Children home visiting program
- Prenatal classes
- Dental screening and treatment
- Let’s Grow information for ages and stages
ESTPH is in the community providing:
- Infection control in institutions
- Inspections of food service operations
- Management of infectious diseases and outbreaks
- Enforcement of Smoke Free Ontario Act
- Health promotion in schools and workplaces
- Investigations into animal bites and health hazards
- Water testing
- Advocacy for a healthy community
Please be advised that construction will start on Elm Street from Centennial Avenue to east of Tyke Road for underground storm sewer installation. The construction will start on Monday, May 1, 2017 with traffic control and lane restriction in place until the end of May 2017. Please follow traffic control signs and personnel on site in order to navigate through the construction zone safely.
The City is excited to announce the Edward Street Road Rehabilitation Project will start in April. The Burwell Road Rehabilitation project will begin after Edward Street has been completed. Construction is expected to be complete in July 2017. For more information visit the Construction Projects page.
The Elgin St. Thomas Age-Friendly Committee is developing a community plan for residents of Elgin County and the City of St. Thomas. An Age-Friendly community is one where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environments support and enable older residents to lead healthy, active lives and stay involved in their communities.
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