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

Blurred traffic sign
May 13, 2019 by Adena Miller
  • Vision

One day, when I was in Grade 2, my Mom and I were out driving around town and my mom pointed out a road sign that had some words on it. I said, “Umm, Mom? I don’t see any words on that sign? What…

Youth Vaping with Blog Title
May 1, 2019 by Daniel DePeuter
  • Smoking & Tobacco

This past weekend I was scrolling through my Netflix list looking for something to keep my attention for a brief period. There’s a lot going on in my house and I never get a full 2 hours for…

Immunization Records
April 23, 2019 by
  • Immunizations

We think to check up on kids’ records all the time, but as an adult, when is the last time you checked with your healthcare provider about whether or not you are up to date? It's National…

The New Canada’s Food Guide – A Big Step Forward
February 8, 2019 by Ivan Ho
  • Healthy Eating

The new and revised Canada’s Food Guide (CFG) was officially released last Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. This is the second component of Health Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy that has been…

Bell Let's Talk and Cannabis Use
January 30, 2019 by
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Mental Health

Well, well, we are delighted you asked.

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, an opportunity for everyone to join the conversation around…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018