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 inquiries can be made by calling the Thunder Bay Answering Service at (807) 624-1280.

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December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor 1 North located…
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November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
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November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA),…
Fentanyl
November 08, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN November 9, 2018 - The Nishnawbe Aski…
House held in hand
November 07, 2018
According to a study released today by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, 65% of homes in Oliver…
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November 02, 2018
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) would like to provide the following update regarding…
Flu shot being administered
October 30, 2018
With Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program launching across the province, the TBDHU…
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October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018 - On Monday, October 15, negotiations for a collective agreement between the TBDHU…
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October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018 - The outbreak of respiratory illness affecting the Iris Resident Home Area (4…
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October 09, 2018
October 9, 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Pinewood,…
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October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 Lillie…
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September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood located at 2625 Walsh…
Healthy City
September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018 - Thirty of the 2018 municipal candidates gathered at an event held by the…
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September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018  - Distracted driving fatalities have surpassed impaired driving fatalities in…
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August 09, 2018
August 9, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is continuing to manage an outbreak of…
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July 13, 2018
The outbreak of respiratory illness affecting the Tulip (6 South) and Rose (6 North) Resident Home…
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June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor located at 300 Lillie…
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June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 - Thunder Bay won first place in Ontario in this year’s Commuter Challenge! With 82…
Rat Prevention & Control
June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 – The City of Thunder Bay, in partnership with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit…
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June 09, 2018
June 9, 2018 - On Saturday, the Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC Thunder Bay) welcomed…
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June 01, 2018
The Commuter Challenge officially starts this Sunday, June 3, and residents are encouraged to…
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May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018 - The outbreak of respiratory illness affecting the Lavender Resident Home Area (2…
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May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting the John Owen Evans Residence (long-term…
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May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared today, Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm…
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May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is continuing to manage an outbreak of…
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May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018 -  Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor located at 300 Lillie…
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April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness affecting the Trillium (7 North) and…
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April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018 - The facility-wide Influenza B outbreak at Bethammi Nursing Home located at 63…
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April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting 2A of the Thunder Bay Regional Health…
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April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018 - The Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC Thunder Bay) welcomed Pierre Harrison,…