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 26, 2017
January 26, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Lakehead Manor, located at…
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January 23, 2017
January 23, 2017 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Chartwell Isabella…
Outbreak Declared
January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
Smoke-Free Movies Quick Draw Video
January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 - In Ontario, 37% of youth tobacco use can be attributed to onscreen smoking. …
Thunder Bay District Health Unit building
January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…
Public health inspectors along with the manager of environmental health showing the new DineWise scorecards.
January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 - The Thunder Bay District Health Unit’s new DineWise program launched today in…
Outbreak Declared
January 16, 2017
January 15, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh Street…
Outbreak Declared
January 13, 2017
January 13, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Roseview Manor, located at 99 Shuniah Street…
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January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street…
Outbreak Declared
January 09, 2017
January 9, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Isabella Retirement Residence, located…
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January 09, 2017
January 9, 2017 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Nipigon District Memorial Hospital…
Outbreak Declared
January 06, 2017
January 6, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 E. Walsh Street…
Outbreak Declared
December 28, 2016
December 28, 2016 - Officials at the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital and the Health Unit have…
Outbreak Declared
December 28, 2016
December 28, 2017 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Isabella Retirement Residence,…
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December 05, 2016
December 5, 2016 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at Lakehead Manor, located at…
Outbreak Declared
November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016 - Officials at the Health Unit and Lakehead Manor, located at 135 Vickers Street…
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November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016 - The facility-wide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Chartwell Isabella…
Susan Armstrong, public health nurse with Mark Henick, mental health advocate
November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016 - Today, managers and human resources professionals from various sectors attended…
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November 11, 2016
November 11, 2016 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh…
Outbreak Declared
November 04, 2016
November 4, 2016 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pinewood Court, located at 2625 Walsh Street…
Outbreak Declared
October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Isabella Retirement Residence,…
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October 24, 2016
October 24, 2016 - The facility-wide outbreak of respiratory illness at The Walford, located at 20…
Flu Shot
October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016 - With flu clinics launching tomorrow, the Health Unit reminds the public it has…
Outbreak Declared
October 05, 2016
October 5, 2016 - Officials at the Health Unit and The Walford located at 20 Pine Street have…
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October 03, 2016
October 3, 2016 - The facility-wide outbreak of a respiratory illness at Pinewood Court located at…
Water Does Wonders
September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016 - Water makes up more than half of a child's weight. This is why children need…
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January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019 – The Thunder Bay District Health Unit will be hosting a gathering, Understanding…
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January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019 The TBDHU has scheduled two additional flu shot clinics to provide families with…
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January 11, 2019
January 10, 2019 Officials at the Health Unit and Jasper Place Retirement Home, located at 1200…
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January 11, 2019
January 10, 2019 The outbreak of respiratory illness affecting 7 North and South at Hogarth…