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.

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

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,…
Nutrition Month 2019
March 04, 2019
March is Nutrition Month across Canada. This year’s theme is “Unlock the Potential of Food.”…
Outbreak Declared
March 03, 2019
March 3, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence have…
Outbreak Over
March 01, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Southbridge Pinewood, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street,…
Outbreak Over
March 01, 2019
The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor – Lavender Resident Home Area (…
DineWise
February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019 - With the success of the DineWise food safety grade program in the City of…
Outbreak Declared
February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Roseview have declared a facility…
Outbreak Declared
February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge, located at 750 Tungsten Street…
Outbreak Declared
February 25, 2019
February 24, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood,…
Outbreak Declared
February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor,…
Outbreak Declared
February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge, located at…
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.…
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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…
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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.…