Respiratory Outbreak Declared Over at Southbridge Lakehead

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February 6, 2023 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and Southbridge Lakehead, confirm that the respiratory outbreak at Southbridge Lakehead – 4th and 6th floors, located at 135 Vickers St. S, has been declared over, in Thunder Bay. All restrictions have been lifted.

TBDHU continues to remind people to refrain from visiting high-risk settings, including hospitals and long-term care facilities, when feeling unwell to avoid spreading infections to the most vulnerable.



The Health Unit reminds the public to prevent getting and spreading infections by:

  • Keeping up-to-date with influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Washing hands often, for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water, or by using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Covering coughs/sneezes with the upper sleeve if no tissue is available.
  • Staying at home when sick to avoid spreading infections to others.

For more information on current outbreaks in the TBDHU please visit the following link:


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