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 20, 2018
Friday April 20,2018 - The respiratory outbreak affecting Hogarth Riverview Manor 2 South (Bluebell…
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April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home, located at 63 Carrie…
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April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak…
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April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 Lillie…
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April 12, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS…
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April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 - The outbreak of Influenza A at Sister Leila Greco Apartments, located at 330…
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April 03, 2018
  April 3, 2018 - The Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry (OAPHD) and public health…
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March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared a facility-…
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March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018 - A new report indicates that the rates of opioid-related harms measured by…
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March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 - On the eve of World TB Day, March 24, 2018, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit…
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March 20, 2018
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Launches Initiative to Reduce Screen Time March 20, 2018 - Today…
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March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness affecting the Trillium Resident Home Area…
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March 09, 2018
March 9, 2018 - The respiratory outbreak affecting the Tulip Resident Home Area (6 South) has been…
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March 09, 2018
March 9, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is managing an outbreak of four cases of…
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March 07, 2018
March 7, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have updated the outbreak…
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March 06, 2018
March 6, 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Chartwell Hilldale…
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March 05, 2018
March 5 , 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at The Walford Thunder Bay…
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March 05, 2018
March 5 , 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Bethammi Nursing Home,…
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March 05, 2018
March 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak…
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March 01, 2018
“Unlock the Potential of Food” is the theme of this year’s nutrition month which takes place…
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February 26, 2018
February 26, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Hilldale Retirement Residence,…
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February 26, 2018
Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak of a respiratory…
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February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 - The outbreak of a respiratory illness affecting the Marigold Resident Home Area…
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February 22, 2018
Feb 22, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford located at 20 Pine Street, have…
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February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting Wilkes Terrace and the Chronic Care area of…
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February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an…
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February 06, 2018
February 6, 2018 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit is recommending that clients of two Thunder Bay…
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February 06, 2018
February 6, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared a…
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January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Jasper Place, located at 1200 Jasper Drive, has been…
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January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street, has…