Wishing You a Food-Safe Holiday
Dec.20 - The Health Unit reminds those who will be enjoying holiday feasts and fare to make food safety a priority this season, and always! By properly cooking, preparing, serving and storing food, the risk of pathogens (bacteria, viruses, parasites) – such as E. coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Norwalk virus, etc. – which cause foodborne illnesses, is greatly reduced. Read more >>
Project "YETI Bear" is a BIG Success!
December 14, 2007 - YETI's stuffed toy drive intends to teach kids about the dangers of second hand smoke. Read more >>
Health Unit Encourages Smoke-Free Vehicles to Protect Young Passengers
December 13, 2007 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is urging drivers and adult passengers to keep their vehicles smoke-free when heading out on the road this winter. Read more >>
Health Unit Increases Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Youth
December 3, 2007 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit and the Northwestern Health Unit are enhancing their efforts to keep tobacco products out of the hands of youth. A new information tool created by the Not To Kids coalition and supported by Smoke Free Ontario is being delivered to all the tobacco vendors in the region. The Not to Kids information binder will assist the vendors in meeting the sale and promotion requirements of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and to reduce tobacco sales to youth Read more >>