Posted Information

The information presented on this site has been posted for general information purposes only and written by qualified professionals. It is subject to change without notice.

As such, the information is not intended as a replacement or substitution for a consultation with a qualified professional. Since this information is not presented for the purposes of diagnosis or treatment of any health related condition or concern, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit accepts no responsibility for any reliance on this information for those purposes.

Since individual circumstances vary, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit recommends that you consult a qualified professional for your personal health care needs and concerns.


Email Use

No communication with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit that is made through this site’s E-mail or Feedback links should be considered to be confidential. Please contact us in person or attend one of our clinics.

Any emails sent shall in no way be considered to constitute legal notice to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit or any of its officers, employees or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and any of its officers, employees or representatives.


Web-Based Health Information

All web-based health information should be carefully reviewed. We comply with the Health on the Net Foundation standards for Health Information on the Internet. 


Links to Third Party Sites

This website contains links to third-party websites that are created and maintained by agencies not under the control of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.

While we only include those sites that we believe to be of benefit for our visitors, these links are provided as a convenience and the inclusion of these links does not imply that the Thunder Bay District Health Unit endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of these third-party websites. Because of this, we make no guarantee as to the availability of these sites and are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any content on these sites.



In line with Principle 8 - 'Honesty in Advertising & Editorial policy' of the Health on the Net Foundation, no advertisements are accepted on this site. The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is a not-for-profit organization that carries out the mandate for public health in Ontario.  We do not accept paid advertising nor will we provide links to commercial enterprises. 

Some of our campaigns do benefit from funding or in-kind contributions of other parties including commercial enterprises.  We will acknowledge their help whenever appropriate to do so.

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