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.

Seniors smiling
June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019 - People aged 65 and older living in Thunder Bay and District communities are invited…
Outbreak Decalred
June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home, located at 63 Carrie Street…
Outbreak Declared
June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home – 2nd Floor, located at 63…
Outbreak Declared
June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood have declared a facility wide…
Commuter Challenge Logo
May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 - The 2019 Commuter Challenge officially kicks off Sunday, June 2, and residents are…
Inspecting the visual screening tools
May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is pleased to announce the launch of our…
Outbreak Over
May 03, 2019
May 3, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Pinewood Located at 2625 E. Walsh…
news
May 01, 2019
May 1, 2019 - The 7 public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate…
Vaccines
April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019 - “Adults need vaccines, too!” is the focus of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’…
Outbreak Update
April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood Court…
news
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019 - Significant cuts in provincial funding for public health were put forward in the…
Committee
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019 - The TBDHU is grateful to have received $995,000 in funding, over 5 years from the…
Outbreak Over
April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence…
Outbreak Declared
April 09, 2019
April 9, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood Court…
Outbreak Declared
April 03, 2019
April 3, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Glacier Ridge Retirement Residence,…
Outbreak Over
March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement…
Outbreak Over
March 26, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pioneer Ridge – Plaza 2, located at 750 Tungsten Street…
World Tuberculosis Day 2019
March 25, 2019
March 24, 2019 - World Tuberculosis Day 2019 Each year on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is an…
Outbreak Declared
March 20, 2019
Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence have declared a…
Outbreak Declared
March 19, 2019
Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge , have declared a…
Outbreak Over
March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 - The facility-wide enteric outbreak at Chartwell Thunder Bay, located at 770…
Outbreak Over
March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 - The respiratory outbreak at Hogarth Riverview Manor affecting 7 South (Violet Home…
Melting Snow
March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 - The Superior Points Harm Reduction program at the Health Unit reminds the public…
Outbreak Over
March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pioneer Ridge, located at 750 Tungsten…
Outbreak Declared
March 04, 2019
Mach 4, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor,…
Nutrition Month 2019
March 04, 2019
March is Nutrition Month across Canada. This year’s theme is “Unlock the Potential of Food.”…
Outbreak Declared
March 03, 2019
March 3, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence have…
Outbreak Over
March 01, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Southbridge Pinewood, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street,…
Outbreak Over
March 01, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor – Lavender Resident Home Area (…
DineWise
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 - With the success of the DineWise food safety grade program in the City of…