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.

Outbreak Declared
May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared today, Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm…
Outbreak Update
May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is continuing to manage an outbreak of…
Outbreak Declared
May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018 -  Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor located at 300 Lillie…
Outbreak Over
April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness affecting the Trillium (7 North) and…
Outbreak Over
April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018 - The facility-wide Influenza B outbreak at Bethammi Nursing Home located at 63…
Outbreak Over
April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting 2A of the Thunder Bay Regional Health…
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April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018 - The Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC Thunder Bay) welcomed Pierre Harrison,…
Outbreak Over
April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018 - The respiratory outbreak affecting Hogarth Riverview Manor 2 South (Bluebell) was…
Outbreak Declared
April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home, located at 63 Carrie…
Outbreak Declared
April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak…
Outbreak Declared
April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 Lillie…
Carfentanil
April 12, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS…
Outbreak Over
April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 - The outbreak of Influenza A at Sister Leila Greco Apartments, located at 330…
Indigenous Girl
April 03, 2018
  April 3, 2018 - The Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry (OAPHD) and public health…
Outbreak Declared
March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared a facility-…
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March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018 - A new report indicates that the rates of opioid-related harms measured by…
Outbreak Update
March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 - On the eve of World TB Day, March 24, 2018, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit…
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March 20, 2018
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Launches Initiative to Reduce Screen Time March 20, 2018 - Today…
Outbreak Over
March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness affecting the Trillium Resident Home Area…
Outbreak Update
March 09, 2018
March 9, 2018 - The respiratory outbreak affecting the Tulip Resident Home Area (6 South) has been…
Outbreak Declared
March 09, 2018
March 9, 2018 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is managing an outbreak of four cases of…
Outbreak Update
March 07, 2018
March 7, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have updated the outbreak…
Outbreak Over
March 06, 2018
March 6, 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Chartwell Hilldale…
Outbreak Over
March 05, 2018
March 5, 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at The Walford Thunder Bay,…
Outbreak Over
March 05, 2018
March 5 , 2018 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Bethammi Nursing Home,…
Outbreak Declared
March 05, 2018
March 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak…
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March 01, 2018
“Unlock the Potential of Food” is the theme of this year’s nutrition month which takes place…
Outbreak Declared
February 26, 2018
February 26, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Hilldale Retirement Residence,…
Outbreak Declared
February 26, 2018
Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an outbreak of a respiratory…
Outbreak Over
February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 - The outbreak of a respiratory illness affecting the Marigold Resident Home Area…