- Update - Parent Child Information Line Now Available
April 30th, 2019 - Algoma Public Health’s IT department has made progress in getting the agency back online. Our Parent Child Information Line is now operating.
- Parent Child Information Line (705-541-7101 or TF 1-888-537-5741)
The following phone lines are still unavailable.
- Sexual Health Information Line (705-541-7100 or TF 1-800-726-0398)
- Appointment Centre (705-541-7085)
All other APH programs and clinics have been and will continue to run as scheduled unless otherwise notified. Staff emails are gradually being brought back online and are targeting full capacity before the end of this week.
To contact our office directly you can reach us at:
· Sault Ste. Marie: (705) 942-4646
· Blind River: (705) 356-2551
· Elliot Lake: (705) 848-2314
· Wawa: (705) 856-7208
Algoma Public Health servers hit with a ransomware attack
April 24th, 2019 - Algoma Public Health (APH) was hit with a ransomware attack on the morning of Friday April 19 that blocked access to the APH servers.
“It appears no personal information or client information was taken,” said Dr. Marlene Spruyt, Medical Officer of Health at Algoma Public Health. “Our IT department was able to quickly disconnect the servers from the internet on Friday.”
As we continue to get all our services back online, all appointments at all offices are cancelled for Tuesday April 23, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience. As more information becomes available, we will release it.
Our offices remain open and staff are available to assist you. Our email system has not been restored but our phone lines are working. If you need to connect with a staff member please call:
Sault Ste. Marie: 705-942-4646
Blind River: 705-356-2551
Elliot Lake: 705-848-2314