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: 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. TBDHU is committed to providing media with access to information about our services, programs and initiatives in a timely manner. Media requests from accredited media (representatives of a recognized media organization) are given priority.

Urgent after-hours inquiries can be made by calling the Thunder Bay Answering Service at (807) 624-1280.

Outbreak Declared
February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge, located at 750 Tungsten Street…
Outbreak Declared
February 25, 2019
February 24, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Southbridge Pinewood,…
Outbreak Declared
February 20, 2019
February 20, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor,…
Outbreak Declared
February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019 - Officials at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Pioneer Ridge, located at…
Outbreak Over
February 19, 2019
February 16, 2019 - The Enteric Outbreak that identified Norovirus on the Acute care side of…
Canada's New Food Guide
February 08, 2019
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit along with Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu are pleased to…
Northern Fruit & Vegetable Program
February 07, 2019
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is happy to announce the start of the Northern Fruit and…
Outbreak Over
February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 - The outbreak of respiratory illness at Southbridge Roseview Manor – Celeste…
Outbreak Over
February 04, 2019
February 4, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Hogarth Riverview Manor, Marigold…
Outbreak Over
January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Jasper Place Retirement Home,…
Outbreak Declared
January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Southbridge Roseview Manor, located at 99…
Outbreak Declared
January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019 - Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor, located at 300 N.…
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January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…
Outbreak Declared
January 09, 2019
January 8, 2018 - Officials at the Health Unit and Chartwell Glacier Ridge, located at 1261 Jasper…
Outbreak Declared
January 02, 2019
December 31, 2018 Hogarth Riverview Manor Officials at the Health Unit and Hogarth Riverview Manor…
Fentanyl
November 08, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN November 9, 2018 - The Nishnawbe Aski…
House held in hand
November 07, 2018
According to a study released today by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, 65% of homes in Oliver…
Carfentanil
April 12, 2018
COPIED FROM NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE OFFICER SAFETY BULLETIN The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS…
Outbreak Over
July 07, 2020
July 3, 2020 - The outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at Bethammi Nursing home located at 63…
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July 03, 2020
July 3, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 1 (one) new case of COVID-19…
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May 01, 2020
May 1, 2020 - Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting 1 (one) new case of COVID-19 in…
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April 01, 2020
April 1, 2020 - Thunder Bay Police have alerted us that recent calls for service, along with…
Outbreak Declared
January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020 - Officials at the Health Unit and Bethammi Nursing Home, located at 63 Carrie…
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September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019 - A respiratory outbreak was declared at 1300hrs today at Southbridge Pinewood…
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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…