About Healthy Canadians

The Healthy Canadians site gives you access to reliable, easy-to-understand information about health and safety relating to many aspects of our lives. It is a Government of Canada website created for you by several partners, to help you and your family stay healthy and safe.

Did you know?

Taking steps to help prevent disease, disability and injury can keep health care costs down and improve your quality of life over the long-term.

What information can I find?

This site features information to help you make important health decisions, including:

  • recalls and safety alerts about food, health, and consumer products
  • a special section devoted to children's health and safety
  • tips to avoid product-related injuries
  • advice on health topics like nutrition, and food safety
  • guides to help you live a healthy lifestyle and prevent illness
  • interactive tools like videos and social media

We are continually adding new content on the health and safety topics that interest you most. Stay connected for all the latest on important news related to your health and safety.


Health Canada leads the Healthy Canadians website. Other partners who contribute include:

Looking for information on health cards, physician services, etc.?

Health cards and other health care-related services are the responsibilities of the provinces and territories. Please contact the health ministry of your province or territory for more information. Health Canada Online has links to these Provincial/Territorial Ministries of Health. For additional information on Canadian health care insurance, please consult the Canada Health Act Frequently Asked Questions.


If you have questions or comments about our website, we would like to hear from you! Please contact us.

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