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

Potato on couch
December 6, 2017 by Joanna Carastathis
  • Physical Activity
  • Workplace Health

Symptoms:

  • You get the recommended 150 minute of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per week by exercising in your leisure time.
  • After…
Person eating from the healthy choices menu
November 20, 2017 by Vincent Ng
  • Healthy Eating
  • Parenting
  • Physical Activity

I like hotdogs – they're tasty.

Poutine? Even better.

Hotdogs and poutine together? Stop. The. Train.

So why on earth would I be part of promoting a…

Street nursing van
November 2, 2017 by Shelley Aretz
  • Sex & Sexuality

I'm a public health nurse with the Health Unit's sexual health program. One of my roles is street nursing. Street nurses travel around in a refurbished ambulance visiting different areas of the…

Girl Tying shoe
October 13, 2017 by Rosemary Scofich
  • Parenting
"Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient” - Steve Maraboli

Perhaps you've heard of "resiliency." Resiliency is having the ability to…

Distracted parents neglecting child
September 27, 2017 by Susan Trevisan
  • Parenting

Have you ever noticed how much time you spend on your cell phone? How did we ever function without the instant connection with friends, family, work and society as a whole? The ability to work…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018