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.

Blue-Green Algae
August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019 - The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has confirmed the…
Outbreak Declared
August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor – Iris resident home…
Outbreak Over
July 02, 2019
June 28, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Bethammi Nursing Home - facility-wide,…
Outbreak Over
June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Southbridge Pinewood,…
HIV Outbreak Declared
June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019 - TBDHU is declaring an HIV outbreak that is centred in the homeless/under-housed…
Seniors smiling
June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019 - People aged 65 and older living in Thunder Bay and District communities are invited…
Outbreak Decalred
June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home, located at 63 Carrie Street…
Outbreak Declared
June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home – 2nd Floor, located at 63…
Outbreak Declared
June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood have declared a facility wide…
Commuter Challenge Logo
May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 - The 2019 Commuter Challenge officially kicks off Sunday, June 2, and residents are…
Inspecting the visual screening tools
May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is pleased to announce the launch of our…
Outbreak Over
May 03, 2019
May 3, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Pinewood Located at 2625 E. Walsh…
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May 01, 2019
May 1, 2019 - The 7 public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate…
Vaccines
April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019 - “Adults need vaccines, too!” is the focus of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit’…
Outbreak Update
April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood Court…
news
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019 - Significant cuts in provincial funding for public health were put forward in the…
Committee
April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019 - The TBDHU is grateful to have received $995,000 in funding, over 5 years from the…
Outbreak Over
April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence…
Outbreak Declared
April 09, 2019
April 9, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood Court…
Outbreak Declared
April 03, 2019
April 3, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Glacier Ridge Retirement Residence,…
Outbreak Over
March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement…
Outbreak Over
March 26, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pioneer Ridge – Plaza 2, located at 750 Tungsten Street…
World Tuberculosis Day 2019
March 25, 2019
March 24, 2019 - World Tuberculosis Day 2019 Each year on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is an…
Outbreak Declared
March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence have…
Outbreak Declared
March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge , have…
Outbreak Over
March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 - The facility-wide enteric outbreak at Chartwell Thunder Bay, located at 770…
Outbreak Over
March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 - The respiratory outbreak at Hogarth Riverview Manor affecting 7 South (Violet Home…
Melting Snow
March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 - The Superior Points Harm Reduction program at the Health Unit reminds the public…
Outbreak Over
March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Pioneer Ridge, located at 750 Tungsten…
Outbreak Declared
March 04, 2019
Mach 4, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor,…