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A-Z of Public Health Topics

An A to Z listing of public health topics relevant to the work of the Western Public Health Unit (WPHU). Find the health information you need, from Buruli ulcer to Influenza.

If the public health topic you are looking for is not listed, please refer to the Better Health Channel's A-Z of health information.

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Healthy swimming

Healthy swimming practices are important to keep pool water clean and to stop the spread of germs. Find information on actions you can take to stay healthy when swimming.

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Mpox is a viral infection that spreads through close physical contact, including sex.
Anyone can get mpox, but those most at risk include sexually active gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men (MSM). Learn about the prevention and management of mpox.

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