TBDHU Blog: Public Health for Thunder Bay District

Welcome to the Health Unit's own blog - written by public health experts with a Thunder Bay District lens. We look forward to engaging with you on here! 

Recent Posts

Surprised while looking at computer screen
November 11, 2020 by Daniel DePeuter
  • COVID-19
  • Diseases & Infections

NEVER read the comments section. The comments section is where some like to practice the ancient craft of “trolling” and it’s easy to get lured into senseless arguments. Take the bait and suddenly…

August 11, 2020 by Lynda Fraser
  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health

A little COVID-Kindness can go a long way! Canadians have a certain reputation. To the world it seems we’re generally nice people. We’re polite. We help…

June 18, 2020 by Daniel DePeuter
  • COVID-19
  • Travel
  • Diseases & Infections

Summer! As seasons go in the ol’ NWO, summertime is our unicorn… a mythical beast that always seems like it’s just around the corner but never quite within reach. And when we finally get a glimpse…

June 1, 2020 by Lynda Fraser
  • COVID-19
  • Diseases & Infections

The other day started with the question that can send a pang through a parent’s heart: “Mom, can you help me with my math?” Gulp. Grade 11 Algebra – double gulp! First question:

Girl with COVID-19
May 13, 2020 by Rachelle Roussel
  • COVID-19
  • Diseases & Infections

At my desk, I sit around the corner from my colleagues who book appointments for COVID-19 testing. There is someone booking every day, 7 days per week, and they are on the phone so often that I…

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