The Communications Office
provides a full range of communication activities that serve the department and its stakeholders. Key functions of the office include public information, Freedom of Information
, media and community relations, marketing communications, issues management and public affairs, Internet services, internal communications, and crisis and emergency risk communications.
Our Director of Communications and Government Relations is Av Harris.
All media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Communications for response:
If you are a member of the news media and would like information from the department please contact:
The Government Relations Office is responsible for legislative and regulatory information and referral activities, including the implementation of strategies to achieve the goals of the department’s legislative agenda. The office tracks and analyzes public health-related legislation, ensures the implementation of approved legislation, coordinates the development of the agency's regulations, and maintains the Public Health Code.