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

Texting and Driving
April 14, 2023 by Shaylin Hakala
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Injury Prevention

Think about all of the tasks your brain has to process while you are driving- checking blind spots, and mirrors, paying attention to other drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Looking for wildlife…

Girl holding 5 fingers up
November 28, 2022 by Martha Hunter
  • Immunizations
  • Diseases & Infections

Are you tired of hearing about COVID vaccines? I’m not, but I work in public health, so that’s hardly surprising. But I have some good news for anyone who doesn’t want to talk about COVID-19…

Basketball player wearing skates
April 29, 2021 by Daniel DePeuter
  • COVID-19
  • Diseases & Infections

It just doesn’t get any easier, does it? Here we are over a year into the pandemic and instead of celebrating what we hoped would be the “home stretch," we’re bracing ourselves for the 3rd wave.…

Father and Son walking in park
February 1, 2021 by Marianne Stewart
  • Parenting

Almost everyone is in tune with at least a handful of iconic TV shows. We love them, they’re compelling, nostalgic, and feel just so. darn. relatable. We watch them for the relationships… the best…

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…

Last Updated: 15/09/2023