News

Members of newsrooms and media groups across the district:

If you would like to contact us about a media release, public health story or issue, or you would like to request an interview, please contact the Media Line via email or phone as these are the first points of service for news media requests:

  • MediaLine: (807) 625-8800; toll free at 1-888-294-6630, extension 8800. It is staffed from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Email: news@tbdhu.com. The email will be received by the communications team from 8:30 to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, to ensure your request is seen in a timely manner.

Urgent after hours enquiries can be made by calling the Nurses' Registry at (807) 624-1280.

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April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Roseview Manor, located at 99…
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April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on Plaza One of Pioneer Ridge, located at…
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April 10, 2017
April 10, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at The Walford, located at 20…
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April 06, 2017
April 6, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Jasper Place, located at…
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April 05, 2017
April 5, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge, located at 750 Tungsten Street,…
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April 03, 2017
April 3, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah St, have…
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March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Jasper Place, located at 1200 Jasper Drive, have…
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March 29, 2017
March 21, 2017 - On February 2, Ontario’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a public…
Bottled water
March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017 - Kakabeka Crystal has resumed its production and distribution of bottled water.…
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March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers…
Bottled water
March 09, 2017
March 9, 2017 - The Health Unit is asking the public not to drink any Kakabeka Crystal water…
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March 09, 2017
New study finds important gaps in health data for Ontario’s children and youth March 9, 2017 -…
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March 06, 2017
March 6, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
Take the Fight Out of Food
March 01, 2017
March 1, 2017 - Across Canada, March is Nutrition Month and this year, registered dietitians (RDs)…
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March 01, 2017
March 1, 2017 - The facility-wide Influenza A outbreak at Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah…
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February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pinewood Court, located at 2625…
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February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017 - Influenza A has been identified as the causative agent in the facility-wide…
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February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017 - The status of the facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at…
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February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
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February 09, 2017
February 9, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
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January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Roseview Manor,…
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January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Lakehead Manor, located at…
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January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Chartwell Isabella…
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January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
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January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 - In Ontario, 37% of youth tobacco use can be attributed to onscreen smoking. …
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January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…
Public health inspectors along with the manager of environmental health showing the new DineWise scorecards.
January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s new DineWise program launched today in…
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January 16, 2017
January 15, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh Street…
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January 13, 2017
January 13, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street…
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January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street…