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: 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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July 22, 2014
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June 20, 2014
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May 06, 2014
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May 02, 2014
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April 07, 2014
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March 20, 2014
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March 04, 2014
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January 15, 2014
January 15, 2014 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…