COVID-19

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The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) has issued a Class Order under Section 22 of the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act.

 

Effective March 2, 2021, the Order allows the TBDHU to enforce self-isolation requirements for certain individuals. For more information, visit the Section 22 Class Order - Self-Isolation page.

Covid-19 Immunization clinics: To find out if you are eligible at this time for a COVID-19 vaccination and to book an immunization appointment, visit the COVID-19 Immunization Clinics page.
Important Updates to COVID-19 Guidance
  • If a child has 1 or more new symptoms, they must not go to school or child care. Details on the Child with Symptoms page.  
  • If anyone has symptoms, the entire household must self-isolate. Details on the Self-Isolation page.
  • Definition of who could be high-risk and low-risk contacts on the Frequently Asked Questions page.   
  • Instructions if someone in the house is a high-risk contact with no symptoms, (this includes children in a dismissed cohort):
    • Any children in the house must not go to school, child care or extracurricular activities. Details on the Parents & Caregivers page.
    • Parents/caregivers/others in the household must stay home except for essential reasons, such as work. Details on the Workplace FAQs page.

For COVID-19 related questions, please call the TBDHU COVID-19 Information Line at (807) 625-5900 or Toll-Free at 1-888-294-6630.

 

Popular COVID-19 Resources

 

Current Status of COVID-19

All data for the area served by the TBDHU is presented on the Current COVID-19 Data in TBDHU page.

 

Local Updates

Visit our YouTube playlist Weekly CBC Interviews with Dr. Janet DeMille for previous updates.

 

Who can I call with questions?

  • Telehealth Toll-Free at 1-866-797-0000 
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit at (807) 625-5900 or Toll-Free at 1-888-294-6630
  • TBDHU District Offices:
    • Nipigon/Red Rock (807) 886-1060
    • Schreiber/Terrace Bay (807) 825-7770
    • Marathon/Manitouwadge (807) 229-1820
    • Greenstone (807) 854-0454

Please note - TBDHU staff are available at the following times to answer calls related to COVID-19:

  • Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

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Last Updated: 04/03/2021