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: 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. TBDHU is committed to providing media with access to information about our services, programs and initiatives in a timely manner. Media requests from accredited media (representatives of a recognized media organization) are given priority.

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

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October 28, 2019
Event: Urban Access to Traditional Food: Understanding Wild Game & Understanding Our Food…
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October 21, 2019
October 23, 2019 - Fentanyl is a toxic opioid that is sometimes mixed into street drugs. Heroin is…
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day Ribbon
October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 - Thunder Bay recognizes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day with a ‘wave of…
Influenza Vaccine
October 07, 2019
October 7, 2019 - When the leaves start falling, it’s time to start thinking about flu season! Flu…
Healthy Neighbourhood Harvest
October 04, 2019
October 2, 2019 – EarthCare Thunder Bay in collaboration with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit…
Outbreak over
October 02, 2019
October 2, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Pinewood - Sandpiper Unit,…
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September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has confirmed the…
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August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has confirmed the…
Outbreak Over
August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor – Iris resident…
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August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has confirmed the…
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August 28, 2019
August 28, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has informed the Health…
Immunization Records
August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 - With the start of another school year just a few weeks away, the Health Unit is…
Blue-Green Algae
August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has confirmed the…
Outbreak Declared
August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor – Iris resident home…
Outbreak Over
July 02, 2019
June 28, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Bethammi Nursing Home - facility-wide,…
Outbreak Over
June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Southbridge Pinewood,…
HIV Outbreak Declared
June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019 - TBDHU is declaring an HIV outbreak that is centred in the homeless/under-housed…
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…
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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…
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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…