Vancouver Island Health Authority

The Medical Health Officer (MHO) for the Vancouver Island Health Authority oversees 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.

This website has information relating to:

Food Facility Inspections

Water System Inspections

Water system quality (boil water notices)

Water Samples

Recreational Water Facility Inspections

Community Care Inspections

Community Care Incident Reporting

Community Care Facilities Operating Without Licence


For more information about the Medical Health Officer and the public health portfolio, please visit the Medical Health Officer website or contact your local Environmental Health Officers.

Online Information and Resources

Vancouver Island Health Authority
Medical Health Officer
Food Safety - Health Protection and Environmental Services
Community Care Facilities Licensing
Tobacco Control
Health Protection and Environmental Services Contacts (Environmental Health Officers)