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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August 04, 2017
August 4, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, Friday…
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August 04, 2017
August 4, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, Friday…
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July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared on Wilkes Terrace Long Term Care at the…
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June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017 - Every year there are approximately 150 emergency department visits due to ATV…
Health Unit Closure
April 27, 2017
The Health Unit's city and district offices will remain closed today, Thursday, April 27, due to…
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April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared today, Wednesday April 26, 2017 at 11:30…
Health Unit Closure
April 26, 2017
The Health Unit's Thunder Bay office (999 Balmoral St.) will be closed at noon today, Wednesday,…
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April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017 - The Influenza outbreak affecting the 3rd Floor of Bethammi Nursing Home was…
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April 04, 2017
April 4, 2017 - Influenza B has been identified as the causative agent in the respiratory outbreak…
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April 03, 2017
April 3, 2017 - A RESPIRATORY OUTBREAK affecting Bethammi Nursing Home 3rd floor was declared the …
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March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
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March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford, located at 20 Pine Street, have…
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March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of Influenza A at Sister Leila Greco Apartments was…
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March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017 - A facility-wide outbreak of Influenza A was declared at Sister Leila Greco…
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March 02, 2017
March 2, 2017 - The gastrointestinal outbreaks affecting Hogarth Riverview Manor have been extended…
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March 01, 2017
March 1, 2017 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
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February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017 - The previously declared enteric outbreak affecting 6 South has been extended to…
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February 27, 2017
February 25, 2017 - An ENTERIC outbreak has been declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor, affecting…
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January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017 - Respiratory outbreaks affecting the following resident home areas at Hogarth…
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January 19, 2017
Please note that Influenza A has been identified as the causative agent in the respiratory outbreak…
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January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017 - The previously declared respiratory outbreak affecting 7 North has been extended…
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January 16, 2017
January 15, 2017 - The outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness previously declared on the first…
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January 16, 2017
January 15, 2017 - A Respiratory Outbreak has been declared January 15, 2017 on 1-North Hogarth…
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January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Isabella Retirement Residence,…
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January 03, 2017
January 3, 2017 - A respiratory outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, Tuesday…
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December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016 - An Enteric Outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, December 22…
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November 18, 2016
November 17, 2016 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared at the Thunder Bay Regional Health…
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September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016 - Officials at St. Joseph’s Care Group and Thunder Bay District Health Unit have…
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September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh Street…
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September 06, 2016
Beach sampling has ended for the season. Testing will begin again late June 2017.