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 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…
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January 10, 2019
January 10th, 2018 Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
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January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019 Residents of Thunder Bay District communities will have an opportunity to…
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January 19, 2018
January 18 - Officials at the Health Unit and St. Joseph’s Care Group have extended the respiratory…
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November 30, 2017
The Influenza A outbreak affecting Lilac Resident Home Area (4 South) of Hogarth Riverview Manor…
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November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017 - The respiratory outbreak that was declared today Monday November 27, 2017 on…
Outbreak Declared
November 27, 2017
November 27, 2017 - A respiratory outbreak was declared today, Monday November 27, 2017 at 11:00 am…
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October 02, 2017
Beginning Monday, October 2, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit is inviting residents of Oliver…
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August 08, 2017
August 8, 2017 - The gastrointestinal outbreak that was declared on Friday August 4, 2017 on the…
Outbreak Declared
August 08, 2017
August 8, 2017 - A respiratory outbreak was declared on Tuesday Aug 8, 2017 on the Lilac resident…
Outbreak Declared
August 04, 2017
August 4, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, Friday…
Outbreak Declared
August 04, 2017
August 4, 2017 - A gastrointestinal outbreak was declared at Hogarth Riverview Manor today, Friday…
Outbreak Declared
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…