Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is a community health service with dedicated staff who focus on promoting and protecting the health of our community.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is an accredited, non-profit agency, funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and local governments including the County of Wellington, County of Dufferin, and the City of Guelph. Separate grants are often received for one-time funding of specific projects.

We are governed by an autonomous Board of Health. The Medical Officer of Health and four Directors oversee Public Health services and provide direction to over 200 full- and part-time staff members. We serve a population of approximately 272,000 in an area of 4,200 square kilometres. This incorporates 16 municipalities.