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November News

Health Unit Launches New Vision Program

November 2, 2007 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is now be able to help children who are blind or who have visual impairments. The Health Unit will work with a number of community agencies to be sure that help is provided to these children beginning right at birth so that they can achieve developmental milestones. Read more >>

Northwestern Ontario smokers can get help to quit with the STOP Study

November 19, 2007 - Two hundred and fifty smokers in the District of Thunder Bay will get the help they need to quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. By participating in the STOP Study, ‘Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients’, eligible smokers will receive ten weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy as gum, patches or inhalers. Read more >>

Caregivers Urged to be a Step Ahead of the Flu

November 15, 2007 - At the halfway point of the flu clinic season, the Health Unit is urging adults who are caring for children, the elderly or the ill, to make the flu shot a priority “before” flu activity appears in the District. Read more >>

2007 Report to the Community Released

November 7, 2007 - Today, the Health Unit provided local media and community stakeholders with a copy of the 2007 Report to the Community "Immunization. Health for Life!" The Report will be distributed to every household in the City and District on Thursday, November 8th. Read more >>

Check Freezers for Possibility of Contaminated Beef

November 7, 2007 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit are urging residents to check their freezers for locally purchased beef from an Alberta facility that may be connected to an E.coli outbreak. Read more >>

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