Health Care Provider Update Archives

Date Contents
July 15, 2024
  • Pertussis Cases Identified
  • Summer 2024 Vaccine Activities – Updating Records
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine Program Transition to New Products
  • PEDIACEL® Vaccine Program Transitioning to PENTACEL®
  • Ontario Imvamune® Guidance Updated
  • Smoking and Vaping Supports and Resources
  • Healthy Smiles Ontario; Program Still Available

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR: Promoting the rights and health of transgender people as a public health equity priority
June 24, 2024
  • Additional Active TB Cases Identified
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Chapter Updated
  • VPD Original Fax Number Now Available
  • Blacklegged Tick Estimated Risk Areas
  • Are you familiar with our Having a Baby in Thunder Bay Resource Guide?

 

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Respiratory Syncytial Virus – What you need to know
June 10, 2024
  • Canadian Immunization Guide – COVID-19 Vaccines Chapter Update
  • Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP) for Eligible Low-Income Seniors

 

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR: Let’s Talk About Syphilis: A Case-based Clinical Overview
  • WEBINAR: Respiratory Syncytial Virus: What you need to know
May 27, 2024
  • COVID-19 Antiviral Therapy and Paxlovid Funding Updates
    1. Antiviral Therapy Clinical Recommendations
    2. Paxlovid Funding
  • Mpox Updates
    • Vaccination
    • Infectious Disease Protocol
    • Case and Contact Management
  • RSV Disease and Infants – NACI Statement
  • PATH525 April Drug Checking Summary & Open House

 

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • Rainbow Health Ontario
May 13, 2024
  • Fall 2024 COVID-19 Vaccines: NACI Guidance
  • Spring 2024 COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Underway – District Clinics
  • Pneumococcal vaccines: updated CIG chapter
  • Tick Bites
    • Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
    • Pharmacists
  • Updated Institutional Outbreak Prevention and Control Guidance Document
  • Combating the rise in congenital syphilis: How service providers can support prevention, testing and treatment
  • PATH525 March Drug Checking Summary

 

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR: PHO Rounds: Update on Ontario's new tick-borne diseases of public health significance
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Navigating Patient Questions During Pap Tests
April 29, 2024
  • *NEW* Immunization Recommendations for Children Previously Immunized with Oral Poliovirus Vaccine (OPV)

Training and Educational Opportunities
 

  • COURSE: HIV Treatment / Le traitement du VIH
April 17, 2024
  • Reminder: Spring 2024 COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Underway
  • CMOH Memo re: Avian Influenza Surveillance in Hospitalized Patients

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • COURSE: Hepatitis C Treatment / Le traitement de l’hépatite C
  • WEBINAR: Global Immunization: The emerging threat of diseases like measles and the need to reach every child
April 2, 2024
  • Updated Measles Guidance and Public Health Ontario (PHO) Resources
  • School Immunization Program: Grade 2-5 Suspensions Starting Soon in Thunder Bay
  • Vaccine Guidance and Resource Updates
  • District Community School Immunization Programs
  • Updated Resource: Infection Prevention and Control Checklist (IPAC) for Clinical Office Practice: Core Elements

Training and Educational Opportunities
 

  • COURSE: Provide safer, more inclusive care for STBBIs
  • COURS: Offrir des soins plus sécuritaires et inclusifs en ITSS
March 28, 2024
  • Spring 2024 COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign
March 21, 2024
  •  World TB Day 2024
March 18, 2024
  • Alert: Measles Cases Increasing Worldwide; Returning Travellers
  • Pediacel Transition to Pentacel
  • ISPA-Related Suspension Orders for Thunder Bay-Area Students in Grades 2-5 ISPA Update for Greenstone, Terrace Bay, and Schreiber

Training and Educational Opportunities
 

  • WEBINAR: Advances in new TB vaccines development & preparation for implementation
  • WEBINAR: Action Through Connection
  • WEBINAR: Honouring Indigenous Knowledges: Seven Sacred Teachings with Elton Beardy
March 11, 2024
  • Measles E-Alert
March 4, 2024
  • Measles Memo from CMOH
  • Drug Toxicity Event Memo from CMOH
  • Umbrella Closure & Sexual Health Resources for HCPs
  • Vaccine Tip: Varicella Administration Post-Infection
  • Assessing Primary Care Practitioners' Infant and Early Mental Health (IEMH) Knowledge Needs: A Survey of Canadian Physicians and Nurses

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Addressing Opioid Stigma in Pharmacies – Strategies for Pharmacy Professionals
Feb 26, 2024 (Vaccine special edition)
  • Rebuilding Vaccine Confidence
Feb 20, 2024
  • Be Alert: Measles Cases Increasing Worldwide
  • Student Immunization Programming Updates
  • Vaccine Tip: Include the Lot Number
  • Influenza Genomic Surveillance in Ontario
  • New Palliative Carelink Referral Form
  • Screen for Life Coach Schedule
  • 2SLGBTQ Health in Focus: a podcast from Rainbow Health Ontario

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR: Doxy-PEP and doxy-PrEP: Pills to prevent syphilis
  • WEBINAR: Trauma and substance use: Supporting youth clients who use substances with compassion
Feb 12, 2024
(Sexual Health Week Special Edition)
  • Sexual Health Resources for Health Care Providers
  • Reminder: Health Care Provider Letters from TBDHU
  • Sexuality and Gender Equity Network (SAGE)

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • WEBINAR: How health care providers can talk about sexual health as part of overall health and wellbeing.
February 5, 2024
  • Highlighted Resources for Vaccine Providers
  • Reminder: Ongoing High School Student Immunization Programs in Thunder Bay and Surrounding Area
  • The Straight Up Facts: Alcohol can cause cancer

 

Training and Educational Opportunities

 

  • CME/CPD Opportunity: Gestational and Congenital Syphilis
  • COURSE: HIV and Hepatitis C Testing
January 22, 2024
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Extended Eligibility for Age and Grade-Based Routine Vaccines
  • Suspension Notices for High School Students Missing Required Vaccines in Thunder Bay and Surrounding Rural Areas
  • Publicly Funded RSV Vaccination Program Update
  • Updated Enhanced Epidemiological Summaries: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis (Infectious and Early Congenital)
  • PATH525 December Drug Checking Summary
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program and Early Childhood
  • Addressing Substance Use Community of Practice for ALL Health Professionals
  • Community Café: Trans 101 - Understanding Trans Experiences
  • WEBINAR: PHO Rounds - Update on Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease
January 5, 2024
  • Increased iGAS in Ontario
  • Encouraging First and Second Doses of Immavune® for Those at Risk of Mpox
  • COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Guidance Updates and News
  • Publicly Funded RSV Vaccination Program Update
  • Ordering and Administering RSV Vaccine
  • Vaccine Administration Tip: Remember to Report AEFIs to the Health Unit
  • Hand Hygience Resources
  • Course: HIV Prevention
December 22, 2023
  • TBDHU Holiday Hours
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates and News
  • Expansion in Publicly Funded RSV Vaccine Eligibility
  • RSV Vaccine Administration Reminders
  • Updated Technical Briefs on PPE and IPAC for Respiratory Virus Transmission for Health Care Workers
December 4, 2023
  • Vaccine Administration Tip: Never Leave Needles in Multidose Vials
  • Media Release about School Immunization Programming in Thunder Bay and Surrounding Areas
  • COURSE: HIV Prevention
November 21, 2023
  • Provincial Vaccine Eligibility and Guidance Updates
  • Vaccine Administration Tip: Request Client Records for the Week
  • WEBINAR: Capacity building for healthcare professionals on having conversation about sexual health and HIV
November 8, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • TBDHU Resumes Enforcement of Immunization of School Pupils Act
  • RSV Vaccine – Publicly Funded Program and Prescribing Information
  • Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to All Ontarians Six Months Old or Older
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program for Pregnant Individuals
  • WEBINAR: Syphilis in Canada: Where we are, how we got here and what we can do about it 
  • COURSE: HIV Treatment
October 23, 2023
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Pfizer XBB COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available
  • 65+ Flu Vaccine Supply Limits and Recommendations
  • Vaccine Administration Tip: Timing of ISPA-Mandated Vaccines
  • Fall / Winter Respiratory Illness Season Memo from Ontario Health
  • Measles Preparedness
  • Join TBDHU’s Cannabis Campaign: Promote Awareness and Harm Reduction
  • WEBINAR: Engaging Young People Who Use Drugs | Cannabis and Beyond
  • WEBINAR: Caring for persons on methadone in primary care: Toward safer, more inclusive care
October 18, 2023
  • Congenital Syphilis
October 12, 2023
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Other Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Fall 2023 COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Campaign Continues
  • Eligibility Expanded for School-Based Grade 7 Vaccines
  • COURSE: Hepatitis C Treatment – An online course for service providers in Canada
September 28, 2023
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Ordering Information
  • TBDHU Community Vaccine Clinic Reopening
  • Update on Billing Codes for Physicians Working in COVID Vaccine Clinics
  • Other TBDHU COVID-19 Immunization Plans
  • Testing and treatment remain available for people at high risk of severe COVID-19
September 28, 2023
  • First Cases of Laboratory Confirmed Influenza
  • Updated General Test Requisition Form from PHO
  • Outbreak Management Resource Webpage
  • RSV Vaccine
  • Diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis in a community setting – Resources for providers
  • WEBINAR: Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023 – Daily Lunch and Learns
September 25, 2023
  • Initial Flu Vaccine Orders
  • Updated 2023/2024 UIIP Guidance for Health Care Providers
  • Eligibility by Date 
  • Flu and COVID Vaccine Co-Administration
  • Transporting Flu Vaccine
September 11, 2023
  • WEBINAR: Syphilis: Controlling an Old Disease with Modern Technologies
  • WEBINAR: Seasonal Influenza Immunization 2023-2024
  • WEBINAR: Charting New Territory in RSV Vaccination: International
  • Perspectives on Protecting Older Adults
August 30, 2023
  • Become a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider
  • International Overdose Awareness Day – August 31
  • WEBINAR: How to Handle Your Shots Like a Champ - Lunch & Learn
August 16, 2023
  • Polio
  • TBDHU Fluoride Varnish Program Relaunch
  • Help Kids Go Back to School with Required Immunizations
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Culturally Competent Tuberculosis Care
August 3, 2023
  • Increased Risk of Pertussis Cases in Northwestern Ontario due to Manitoba Outbreak
  • Xylazine Detected in Thunder Bay: Thunder Bay Drug Strategy Health Care Provider Bulletin
  • Returning Vaccines to TBDHU
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Building Vaccine Confidence and Demand in a Digital Age
July 18, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • TBDHU Offering Pop-Up Clinics for Routine School-aged Vaccines at Locations across Thunder Bay
  • SAVE THE DATE: Harm Reduction Conference 2023
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: PnP: Harm reduction for 2SGBTQ+ men navigating sex and drugs
July 4, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (JCOVDEN) Recall
  • NEW Health Care Provider Office Poster on Syphilis
  • Routine Vaccine for School Aged-Children
  • TBDHU Clinics for Routine School-Aged Vaccines
  • WEBINAR: PnP: Harm reduction for 2SGBTQ+ men navigating sex and drugs
June 19, 2023
  • Risk of Mpox Resurgence in Canada This Summer
  • Mpox Vaccines
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • Routine Vaccines for School-Aged Children
June 5, 2023
  • Increased Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease (iGAS) in Ontario
  • New Influenza Chapter of the Canadian Immunization Guide
  • TBDHU Summer Vaccine Clinic Updates
  • Support Rainbow Seniors! 3 Things for Service Providers to Know
  • NEW Health Care Provider Office Poster on Immunizations for Adults
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Gender-Based Violence Against Two Spirit/Indigiqueer People
May 25, 2023 - Special Issue
  • Lyme Disease Update (Thunder Bay): Special Issue - May 2023
May 23, 2023
  • Provide Input on Infectious Disease Environmental Scan
  • NEW Health Care Provider Office Poster on Immunizations for Babies and Children
  • WEBINAR: HIV self-testing project: Workshop for Indigenous service providers
May 19, 2023
  • Overview of New Guidelines
  • Populations with Higher Risk
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective but underused: A call to action.
  • WEBINAR: PHO Rounds: The 2023 Ontario HIV Testing Guidelines
May 9, 2023
  • 2023-2024 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
  • The Immunization Well-Child Toolkit Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP)
  • WORKSHOP: Stigma Ends With Me
  • WORKSHOP: Understanding Online Exploitation & Risk Factors in Thunder Bay
  • WEBINAR: Collaborative School Board-Based Pediatric Medicine in the North: A Strengths-Based Approach
April 24, 2023
  • NEWS - Multidrug resistant (MDR) gonorrhea in Ontario - April 2023
  • Extensively Drug Resistant (XDR) Shigella
  • National Immunization Awareness Week 2023
  • Spring COVID-19 Booster Campaign – New Rural Community Clinics
  • Module: The CARD System
April 19, 2023 - Special Issue: Syphilis Update
  • Overview
  • Epidemiological Review
  • Priority Populations
  • Congenital Syphilis
  • Testing
  • Staging
  • Treatment
  • Reporting Obligations
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: PHO Rounds: STI Series – Session 3: Infectious Syphilis
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: PHO Rounds: Syphilis in Ontario: A clinical and surveillance update July 2022 References
April 11, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • Talking About Vaccine Safety with Vulnerable Populations
  • I ♥ Someone Who Uses Drugs Campaign
  • Adverse Event Following Immunization Reporting
  • Reminder: HEPC RNA Reflex and Utilization Update
  • WEBINAR: Changes to Serological Testing of Lyme Disease
April 6, 2023 - SPRING COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign
  • Provincial Guidance Document
  • Recommended Groups
  • Those Who Did Not Receive a Fall Booster
  • City of Thunder Bay Access
  • District Community Access
  • Campaign Promotional Resources
  • Ordering COVID-19 Vaccine
  • TBDHU Community Vaccine Clinic Still Providing Some Routine Vaccines
March 29, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • News Release: Ontario Updating COVID-19 Measures in Long-Term Care Homes
  • Reminder: Vaccine Transport
  • World Tuberculosis Day – March 24
  • WEBINAR: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective but underused: A call to action
March 24, 2023 - TB Update
  • TBDHU Tuberculosis Update
  • Health Care Provider Key Actions
  • Update on tuberculosis update: City of Thunder Bay
  • Ordering tests or referring to a health care provider as appropriate
  • What is TBDHU doing?
  • For Further Information
March 15, 2023
  • Mpox Virus Update
  • Changes to Lyme Disease Testing 
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Update: No Interruption in Pediatric Moderna Vaccine
  • Reminder: Changes to TBDHU Community Vaccine Clinic Hours
  • Vaccine Catch-Up Promotion Posters
February 28, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • Health Care Provider Alert: Measles – February 23, 2023
  • Updated: Recommendations for the management of cases and contacts of mpox in Ontario
  • Temporary Interruption in the Supply of Infant Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
  • TBDHU Saturday Vaccine Clinic for School-Aged Children
  • TBDHU Community Vaccine Clinic Updates: Location and Frequency
  • WEBINAR: Understanding the Realities of Gender Diverse Peoples to Strengthen our Care Systems
February 23, 2023
  • ALERT: Measles
February 13, 2023
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program 
  • TBDHU Thunder Bay Vaccine Clinic Temporarily Moving
  • Priority Catch-up Vaccines Available at the CLE
  • New resource: Bivalent Omicron-Containing COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines
  • WEBINAR: Kids and Vaccines Town Hall Event
January 31, 2023
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • Statement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • Canada’s New Guidance on Alcohol and Health
  • Mpox – Vaccination Reminder
  • PODCAST: CANVax Emerging Topics Podcast
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: HIV self-testing project: information for service providers
January 16, 2023
  • Hepatitis B School-based Program: Temporary limited vaccine supply
  • Shelf-Life Extension from 12 to 18 Months for COMIRNATY (the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine) Monovalent Formulations
  • Monkeypox - Vaccination Still Recommended
  • Reporting Adverse Events Following Immunization
  • Flu Vaccine Supplies, including FluAd, Still Available
  • Immunizations for School-Aged Children
  • Expanded Opportunities for 4-6 Boosters in Thunder Bay
  • New TBDHU Initiative: Health Care Provider Office Posters
  • News Release: Pharmacists Now Treating Thirteen Common Ailments and Renewing Prescriptions for Most Medications
  • SYMPOSIUM: Fighting Misinformation in 2023
January 10, 2023 
  • Reminder: Reporting Deaths Where a Disease of Public Health Significance is Cause of Death
  • How to Report Diseases of Public Health Significance (DOPHS)
January 4, 2023
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • Influenza Immunization Pocket Guide for Health Care Providers
  • VaxFacts Clinic
  • Vaccine Resources for Health Care Provders
  • Vaccine Resources for Clients
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Improving the Vaccination Experience: Accessible Vaccination for Neurodiverse People at Any Age
December 20, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance
  • News Release: All Ontarians Aged 5+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster
  • News Release: Ontarians Can Now Visit Local Pharmacies for Paxlovid Prescriptions
  • Ontario Health Memo: Updated recommendation on the use of Evusheld
  • Holiday Hours for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
  • Holiday Hours for Routine Vaccine Pick-ups
  • RECORDING: Beyond Inclusion and Towards Health Equity - Advancing Health, Safety, and Wellbeing for 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities
December 6, 2022
  • FluAd Supply Update
  • STI Medications Available from TBDHU
  • Seeking Well-Baby Primary Care Providers
  • Scarborough Health Network VaxFacts
  • New Resources: COVID-19, RSV, and Flu Fact Sheets
  • Holiday Hours for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
  • Holiday Hours for Routine Vaccine Pick-ups
  • 2A Strategy for Talking About COVID and Flu Vaccine
  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Routine Childhood Vaccination (November 24, 2022)
  • Share TBDHU’s Health Care Provider Updates!
November 22, 2022
  • Increasing Access to Flu Vaccines
  • Update: Fluad Vaccine Supply For Those 65+
  • Layers of Protection Reduce the Risk of Illness
  • Updated Publicly Funded Vaccine Order Form
  • Updated Flu Vaccine Promotion Materials
  • WEBINAR: The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) Webinar for Health Care Providers: Routine childhood vaccination
November 8, 2022
  • Update: Influenza Case Surge in TBDHU Area
  • Updated Guidance for Moderna Spikevax BA.4/5 bivalent mRNA COVID-19 booster vaccine
  • Update: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prophylaxis for High Risk Infants Program 
  • News Release: Free Flu Shot Available for Ontarians Six Months of Age and Older
  • High-Dose Flu Vaccine Supply and Guidance for Immunizing those 65+
  • WEBINAR: Research Results and Implications Series - People at higher risk due to other health conditions and COVID-19
  • Resource: COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) Monthly Review
November 3, 2022 Fluzone High Dose No Longer Available from TBDHU
October 27, 2022 Interim Supply Disruption of 65+ Flu Vaccine Products
October 24, 2022
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Updates
  • News Release: All Ontarians Aged 12+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster
  • Update: Fluzone High Dose and Fluad Product Supply
  • Important Information Regarding Flu Vaccination in Thunder Bay
  • Update on COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination in District Communities
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Expiration Dates
  • Imvamune® Guidance Update
  • PHO Routine Immunization Updates
  • Adult Vaccination Advocacy Toolkit Relaunch
  • WEBINAR: Reaching the undiagnosed: Advances in hepatitis C testing
October 13, 2022 Healthy Workplace Month: Take action on mental health
October 5, 2022 Acute Flaccid Paralysis: Special Issue
September 28, 2022
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
  • Recommended Intervals for COVID-19 Boosters
  • Extension of COVID-19 Sessional Fee Codes (H409/H410)
  • 2022-23 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
  • Update: Severe Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Origin in Children
  • WEBINAR: Tecovirimat - An Antiviral Drug to Treat Monkeypox
September 16, 2022 Transition to Bivalent mRNA Vaccine
September 12, 2022
  • Fall Bivalent vaccine
  • Moderna Bivalent Resources
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Children 6 months to 5 years
    • TBDHU Clinics
    • Data Entry for Primary Care Providers
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Children 5 to 11 years
  • TBDHU COVID-19 Vaccine Fall Schedule
  • COVID-19 Updated Self-Isolation Guidance
September 6, 2022 Be Alert for Aconitine Poisoning
September 2, 2022
  • TBDHU COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Schedule; Fall 2022
  • Fall Bivalent vaccine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 months to 5 years
    • TBDHU Clinics
    • Data Entry for Primary Care Providers
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Children 5 to 11 years
  • COVID-19 Updated Self-Isolation Guidance
  • Webinars of Interest
August 8, 2022 Monkeypox
July 26, 2022
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 Months to 5 Years
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters for Immunocompromised Youth 12-17 years
  • Reminder: TBDHU Mass Immunization Clinic Temporary Closure
  • COVID-19 Transmission
  • World Hepatitis Day – July 28
July 15, 2022 COVID-19 Vaccines
July 11, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updates and Resources
  • Monkeypox Guidance Updates
  • Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules for Ontario
  • WEBINAR: Catch-Up of Routine and School-Based Immunizations for School-Aged Children and Adolescents
June 27, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
  • Formula Shortage for Infants with Allergies and Conditions
  • Do you work with clients that vape or use tobacco? Take our survey!
  • WEBINAR ROUNDUP
    • Recorded: Enhancing harm reduction education for service providers
    • June 29 - Monkeypox: Information for service providers in Canada
    • June 30 - Training and Education Hub to Address Sexual Health and Harm Reduction Stigma
June 21, 2022 Monkeypox now designated a Disease of Public Health Significance
June 17, 2022 LGBTQ2S+ Inclusive Health Care
June 13, 2022
  • COVID-19 Guidance Updates
  • COVID-19 Directives revoked June 11 and replaced with guidance
  • Monkeypox Updates
  • Acute Severe Hepatitis Update
  • SURVEY: Do you provide prenatal resources or services?
ALERT - CONTAMINATED HAND SANITIZER - JUNE 10, 2022 CONTAMINATED HAND SANITIZER
June 1, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Resources 
    • Increasing Booster Dose Vaccination for Immunocompromised Individuals
    • Evusheld
  • Eligibility for HPV Vaccine
  • Updated CMOH Order for Severe Acute Hepatitis in Children
    • Updates on Monkeypox
May 20, 2022 Monkeypox
May 17, 2022
  • COVID-19 Vaccines
    • Referral Form Updated - COVID-19 Vaccines for Immunocompromised
    • An overview of the Novavax Nuvaxovid™ and Medicago Covifenz® COVID-19 vaccines
  • Routine Immunizations
    • Guidance for Routine Immunization Services During COVID-19
    • Hepatitis B Tdap Immunization Eligibility Expansion - Pregnancy
    • Hepatitis B Program Expansion
    • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
      • Upcoming Webinars
May 5, 2022 Severe Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Origin in Children
May 4, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Resources\5th Dose Eligibility
  • Public Health Ontario COVID-19 Resources
    • For Families: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&As with Ontario's Medical Professionals
April 28, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance
  • Workplace Masking Rules Extended
  • WEBINAR: COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
  • SURVEY: COVID-19 Vaccination Support Needs
  • 4th Dose Interval Clarification
  • COVID-19 Treatments
April 12, 2022
  • COVID-19 Guidance Documents
  • TBDHU CLE Coliseum clinic now accepting walk-ins for 4th doses
  • Primary Care Providers and Ukrainians Fleeing War
  • Have you completed our survey yet?
April 7, 2022 COVID-19 Second Boosters (4th Doses)
April 5, 2022
  • Updated Ministry of Health COVID-19 Guidance
  • Public Health Ontario Guidance
  • Novovax Arrives in Thunder Bay and District
  • Updates to the Publicly Funded Vaccine Schedule
  • Have you completed the Survey for Cannabis-Exposed Pregnancies yet?
March 24, 2022
  • World Tuberculosis Day
  • COVID-19 Updates
  • Masking Requirements in Healthcare Settings
  • WEBINAR: COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Moderna approved by Health Canada for Ages 6-11
  • Vaccination Timing Post-COVID-19 Infection
  • NovaVax and Medicago Requests
  • Reminders: COVID-19 Resources for Health Care Workplaces
  • Have you completed the Survey for Cannabis-Exposed Pregnancies yet?
March 15, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance
  • Public Health Ontario COVID-19 Guidance
  • COVID-19 Testing
  • Reopening Ontario
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Wastage Process
  • Local COVID-19 Antiviral Updates
  • Reminder: Vaccine Confidence Survey
March 4, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance
  • Routine Immunizations
    • Routine Immunization Catch-up– Grades 7 through 12
    • Routine Immunizations Catch-Up Options – Thunder Bay
    • Routine Immunizations Catch-Up Options – District
  • Submitting Immunization Records to TBDHU
  • Special Populations and COVID-19 Vaccine – Pregnant Individuals and Moderately/Severely Immunocompromised
  • Medicago Covifenz COVID-19 Vaccine
  • WEBINAR: Motivational Interviewing Vaccine Hesitant Patients
February 15, 2022
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance
  • Public Health Ontario Resources for Health Care Providers
  • Ontario Expansion of COVID-19 Booster Dose Eligibility for Youth 12-17
  • NACI Statement on Vaccination Timing Post-Infection
  • Reminder: COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Exemption Expiry
  • Reminder: Returning Expired Routine Vaccines
  • COVID-19 Testing in Thunder Bay
  • Community Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
  • School Vaccinations Returning in March
February 3, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • COVID-19 Vaccine
  • COMIRNATY (Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine) - Shelf-Life Extension
  • Updated Vaccine Ordering and Metrics Forms
  • Process for Medical Exemptions for COVID-19 Vaccine
  • Mass Immunization Clinic Walk-In Services Expanded
  • Rapid Antigen Testing - Clarification
  • IPAC Recommendations for Health Care Settings from Public Health Ontario
January 26, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • UPDATE: Pfizer Supply
  • Vaccine Ordering
  • NEW COVID-19 Vaccination Forms
  • Walk-In Eligibility Expansion at the CLE Coliseum
  • Calm and Quiet Clinics
  • COVID-19 Public Health Resources
  • National Kids and Vaccine Day: January 27
  • BETR Virtual Speaker Series – Free, CME-Approved Education Sessions
January 18, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • Updated Testing Requirements
  • 4th Doses (Boosters) for Immunocompromised
January 13, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • Urgent: Call-Out for Community Vaccine Provider Support
  • Provincial Eligibility By Age
  • Extended Shelf Life for Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 Vaccine
  • PHO Webinar: Opioid-Related Toxicity Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic
January 6, 2022
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • Prioritizing Boosters for Pregnant People
  • Pfizer Supply
  • Call-Out for Immunization Support – Routine Immunizations
  • COVID-19 Testing Changes
  • Public Health Ontario Resources
December 29, 2021
  • COVID-19 Updated Guidance
  • Updates to Provincial Guidance on PPE for COVID-19
  • Moderna – 10 doses per vial
  • Saving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 12-29
  • Additional Measures for Long-term Care
    • Upcoming COVID-19 IPAC Webinar
CLARIFICATION - December 22, 2021 CLARIFICATION
December 22, 2021
  • Updated COVID-19 Guidance
  • Pfizer Supply
  • Booster Dose Observation Period
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Aged 5 in 2022
  • Quiet Appointments for Kids 5-11 at TBDHU

 

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