News

Members of newsrooms and media groups across the district:

If you would like to contact us about a media release, public health story or issue, or you would like to request an interview, please contact the Media Line via email or phone as these are the first points of service for news media requests:

  • MediaLine: (807) 625-8800; toll free at 1-888-294-6630, extension 8800. It is staffed from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Email: news@tbdhu.com. The email will be received by the communications team from 8:30 to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday, to ensure your request is seen in a timely manner.

Urgent after hours inquiries can be made by calling the Thunder Bay Answering Service at (807) 624-1280.

Outbreak Over
February 19, 2019
February 16, 2019 - The Enteric Outbreak that identified Norovirus on the Acute care side of…
Canada's New Food Guide
February 08, 2019
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit along with Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu are pleased to…
Northern Fruit & Vegetable Program
February 07, 2019
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is happy to announce the start of the Northern Fruit and…
Outbreak Over
February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Roseview Manor – Celeste…
Outbreak Over
February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor, Marigold…
Outbreak Over
January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Jasper Place Retirement Home,…
Outbreak Declared
January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Roseview Manor, located at 99…
Outbreak Declared
January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
news
January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…
Outbreak Declared
January 09, 2019
January 8, 2018 Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Glacier Ridge, located at 1261 Jasper…
Outbreak Declared
January 02, 2019
December 31, 2018 Hogarth Riverview Manor Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor…
news
December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018 Due to an increase in the number of reported cases of influenza in children in…
Outbreak Over
December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018 The outbreak of respiratory illness in the Lily and Daisy Resident Home Areas (3…
news
December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018 - ‘Tis the season for friends, family, and… the flu. Influenza cases have been…
Outbreak Declared
December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
Outbreak Over
December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor 1 North located…
Outbreak Declared
November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
news
November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA),…
Fentanyl
November 08, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN November 9, 2018 - The Nishnawbe Aski…
House held in hand
November 07, 2018
According to a study released today by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, 65% of homes in Oliver…
news
November 02, 2018
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) would like to provide the following update regarding…
Flu shot being administered
October 30, 2018
With Ontario’s Universal Influenza Immunization Program launching across the province, the TBDHU…
news
October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018 - On Monday, October 15, negotiations for a collective agreement between the TBDHU…
Outbreak Over
October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018 - The outbreak of respiratory illness affecting the Iris Resident Home Area (4…
Outbreak Over
October 09, 2018
October 9, 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Pinewood,…
Outbreak Declared
October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 Lillie…
Outbreak Declared
September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood located at 2625 Walsh…
Healthy City
September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018 - Thirty of the 2018 municipal candidates gathered at an event held by the…
news
September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018  - Distracted driving fatalities have surpassed impaired driving fatalities in…
Outbreak Update
August 09, 2018
August 9, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is continuing to manage an outbreak of…