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! 

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A photo of a yellow vaccination record with overlaid text saying 'What ISPA is - And Why it Matters'
by Martha Hunter
  • Diseases & Infections
  • Immunizations

There’s a K-8 school named after Elsie MacGill in Thunder Bay. Elsie was the world’s first female aeronautical engineer,…

Texting and Driving
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
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
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…

Father and Son walking in park
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…

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