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 Update
January 11, 2018
January 10, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford, located at 20 Pine Street, have…
Outbreak Update
January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have confirmed that…
Outbreak Declared
January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have declared an…
Outbreak Update
January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
Outbreak Update
January 09, 2018
January 9, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Hospital, located at 35 Algoma…
Outbreak Declared
January 08, 2018
January 6, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
Outbreak Declared
January 08, 2018
January 7, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Hospital, located at 35 Algoma…
Outbreak Declared
January 05, 2018
January 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Jasper Place, located at 1200 Jasper Drive, have…
Outbreak Declared
January 05, 2018
January 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor located at 99 Shuniah Street have…
Outbreak Declared
January 05, 2018
January 5, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford, located at 20 Pine Street have…
Outbreak Declared
January 04, 2018
January 4, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court located at 2625 Walsh Street East…
Outbreak Declared
January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
Outbreak Over
December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017 - The Influenza A outbreak affecting the Champlain Resident Home area of Roseview…
Outbreak Over
December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
Outbreak Declared
December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street,…
Outbreak Update
December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017 - Please be advised the gastrointestinal outbreak declared on Friday, December 15…
Outbreak Declared
December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared today, Friday, December 15, 2017, at …
Outbreak Over
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…