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: 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. TBDHU is committed to providing media with access to information about our services, programs and initiatives in a timely manner. Media requests from accredited media (representatives of a recognized media organization) are given priority.

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

Thunder Bay District Health Unit Reports First Death due to COVID-19
April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting the first death in the TBDHU…
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April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 5 new cases of COVID-19 in…
Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Spots Available This Weekend
April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU), in partnership with the Superior…
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April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 4 new cases of COVID-19 in…
Increased COVID-19 Testing Opportunities April 25 & 26
April 21, 2020
April 21, 2020 - COVID-19 testing is available to more residents in The Thunder Bay District Health…
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April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 2 new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 16, 2020
April 16, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 10 new cases of COVID-19 in…
Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Opportunity This Weekend
April 16, 2020
April 16, 2020 - As part of expanding testing provincially, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (…
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April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020 - The criteria for COVID-19 testing at the Assessment Centre of Thunder Bay Regional…
outbreak declared
April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood, located at 2625 E. Walsh…
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April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 12, 2020
April 12, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 7 new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 11, 2020
April 11, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting a new case of COVID-19 in a…
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April 10, 2020
April 10, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 2 (two) new cases of COVID-…
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April 09, 2020
April 9, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 2 (two) new cases of COVID-19…
Easter Bunny
April 09, 2020
The long weekend is fast approaching and typically represents a time for people to participate in…
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April 08, 2020
April 8, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 06, 2020
April 6, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 5 new cases of COVID-19 in…
enforcement phone line launched to report covid-19 order violations
April 06, 2020
April 6, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit launches phone line to report COVID-19 order…
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April 05, 2020
April 5, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a…
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April 03, 2020
April 3, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting new cases of COVID-19 in…
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April 03, 2020
April 3, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting additional information on the…
Now Nine Cases of COVID-19 in the Thunder Bay District Health Unit Region
April 02, 2020
April 2, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting five additional cases, for a…
4th Case
March 31, 2020
March 31, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting that an individual residing…
3rd Case of COVID-19
March 29, 2020
March 29, 2020 - Today, Dr. Janet DeMille, Medical Officer of Health of the Thunder Bay District…
Thunder Bay District Health Unit Confirms Second Case of COVID-19
March 28, 2020
March 28, 2020 - Yesterday afternoon, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) received a…
First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Thunder Bay Distrit
March 27, 2020
March 27, 2020 - Today, Dr. Janet DeMille, Medical Officer of Health of the Thunder Bay District…
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March 11, 2020
March 11, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is aware of the COVID-19 case reported by…
Senior receiving dental care
February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is now offering free routine dental care…