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.

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…
Outbreak Declared
February 22, 2018
Feb 22, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford located at 20 Pine Street, have…
Outbreak Over
February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting Wilkes Terrace and the Chronic Care area of…
Outbreak Declared
February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an…
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February 06, 2018
February 6, 2018 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit is recommending that clients of two Thunder Bay…
Outbreak Declared
February 06, 2018
February 6, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared a…
Outbreak Over
January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Jasper Place, located at 1200 Jasper Drive, has been…
Outbreak Over
January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street, has…
Outbreak Over
January 29, 2018
January 29, 2018 - The respiratory outbreak affecting the following Resident Home Areas has been…
Outbreak Over
January 25, 2018
January 25 - The facility-wide Influenza A outbreak at The Walford, located at 20 Pine Street has…
Outbreak Update
January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have extended the…
Outbreak Over
January 24, 2018
January 24, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting the Medically Complex Services Unit (2 South…
Outbreak Over
January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street South…
Outbreak Declared
January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
Outbreak Declared
January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an…
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January 17, 2018
The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health were elected today…
Outbreak Update
January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
Outbreak Update
January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have extended the…
Outbreak Update
January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have: Declared a…
Outbreak Over
January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak at Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh Street East,…
Outbreak Over
January 15, 2018
January 12, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
Outbreak Update
January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting the following Resident Home Areas of Hogarth…
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January 12, 2018
January 12, 2018 - The Health Unit is advising the public that carfentanil - a dangerous opioid -…