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Health Units are responsible for enforcing several acts and regulations including guidance documents. The goals of the legislations listed below are to protect the health and safety of the public throughout Ontario. Below you will find links to the several Acts, Regulations and Guidance documents enforced by Health Units:


Health Protection and Promotion Act

Healthy Menu Choices Act – Menu Labelling

Immunization of School Pupils Act

Skin Cancer Prevention Act

Smoke-Free Ontario Act

Regulations made under the Health Protection and Promotion Act

Small Drinking Water Systems O. Reg. 319/08

Public Spas O. Reg. 428/05

Control of West Nile Virus O. Reg. 199/03

Specific of Virulent Diseases O. Reg. 95/03

Interest on Debt under section 86.4 of the Act O. Reg. 490/97

Exemption – Subsection 39 (1) of the Act O. Reg. 338/96

Specification of Reportable Diseases O. Reg. 559/91

Specification of Communicable Disease O. Reg. 558/91

Warrant R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 572

School Health Programs and Services R.R. O. 1990 Reg. 570

Reports R.R.O. Reg. 569

Recreational Camps O. Reg. 503/17

Rabies Immunization R.R.O. 1990 Reg. 567

Qualifications of Board of Health Staff R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 566

Public Pools R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 565

Food Premises O. Reg. 493/17

Designation of Municipal Members of Boards Of Health R.R. O. Reg. 559

Communicable Diseases- General R.R.O. 1990 Reg. 557

Camp in Unorganized Territory R.R.O. 1990 Reg. 554

Areas Comprising Health Units R.R.O. 1990 Reg. 553

Personal Service Settings O. Reg. 136/18

Regulations made under the Healthy Menu Choices Act – Menu Labelling

Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 Ontario Regulation 50/16 General

Regulations made under the Immunization of School Pupils Act

O. Reg. 261/13: Designated Diseases

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 645 General

Regulation made under the Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds)

O. Reg. 99/14 General

Regulation made under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act

O. Reg. 268/18 General

Guidance Documents

Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Service Settings, Third Edition Personal Service Settings | Public Health Ontario