An access/correction request for information will be processed in accordance with the limits set out in the MFIPPA and regulations. The time limit to respond to your inquiry will begin from the date the request and the $5 application fee are received.
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WECHU administers mandated public health programs to keep our community healthy. Depending on an individual’s relationship with us and how they interact with us, the specific personal information or personal health information that we collect, use and disclose and the related purposes varies.
The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) provides an individual with the right to access information under the custody and control of an institution, including one's own personal information (Section I - MFIPPA). There are certain limitations that may exclude records from being accessible: the records may be exempt, confidentiality provisions may apply or the request may be considered frivolous or vexatious.