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.

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January 05, 2018
January 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor located at 99 Shuniah Street have…
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January 05, 2018
January 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford, located at 20 Pine Street have…
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January 04, 2018
January 4, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court located at 2625 Walsh Street East…
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January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
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December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting the Champlain Resident Home area of Roseview…
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December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
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December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
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December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017 - Please be advised the gastrointestinal outbreak declared on Friday December 15…
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December 15, 2017
December 15,2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared today, Friday December 15, 2017 at 12:…
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December 08, 2017
December 8, 2017 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting four (4) areas of Hogarth Riverview Manor was…
Walkability and Pedestrian Safety in Thunder Bay
December 07, 2017
December 7, 2017 - On Monday December 4, 2017, representatives from Thunder Bay District Health…
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October 23, 2017
It’s never been easier to get a flu shot. The TBDHU launched its annual community flu shot…
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October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017 - Over 2017, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit has seen an increase in the…
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October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 - October 8 to 14 is Fire Prevention Week, and the Thunder Bay District Health…
Rural Radon Study
October 02, 2017
Beginning Monday, October 2, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit is inviting residents of Oliver…
TRYPS
September 18, 2017
With students now back at school, the Northwest Tobacco Control Area Network (NW TCAN) is calling…
Joanna presenting during launch of Are You In? Campaign
September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017 - Today, at the Health Unit’s main office, a new multi-media campaign was…
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August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017 - Today, Joe Virdiramo, Chair of the Thunder Bay District Board of Health…
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August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting the following resident home areas of…
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August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017 - The respiratory outbreak affecting Lilac Resident Home Area (4 South) at Hogarth…
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August 02, 2017
August 2, 2017 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting Wilkes Terrace Long-Term Care of the…
Beach Signage at Boulevard Lake
June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017 - This summer the TBDHU will be putting up new permanent swimming advisory signs at…
Public Health Inspectors show DineWise grades
June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017 - DineWise, the food inspection grading program launched by the TBDHU in January, has…
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June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017 - The respiratory outbreak affecting Orchid resident home area (5 south) at Hogarth…
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June 08, 2017
June 8, 2017 - Please be advised that a respiratory outbreak was declared on Thursday June 8, 2017…
NWQuit Media Launch
May 31, 2017
Photo (From L-R): Kim Bordignon, a Hospital staff member who spoke about her experience with…
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May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017 - The Influenza B outbreak affecting both the Orchid resident home area (5 South) and…
Youth Gardening
May 08, 2017
May 8, 2017 - Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help provide children and…
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May 08, 2017
May 8, 2017 - The gastrointestinal outbreak affecting the John Owen Evans Residence Long Term Care…
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May 01, 2017
May 1, 2017 - The Influenza B outbreak affecting the Orchid resident home area (5 South) at Hogarth…