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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June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015 - At the request of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), the Board of…
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April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015 - The Health Unit’s two free hepatitis A clinics - held as a precautionary measure…
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April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015 - The Health Unit continues to investigate a case of hepatitis A in an employee of…
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April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015 - The Health Unit is investigating a case of hepatitis A in an employee of Bight…
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March 03, 2015
March 3, 2015 - Today, the Thunder Bay Walkability Committee took city councillors on an active…
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February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015 - Influenza A has been identified as the respiratory outbreak at the Walford…
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January 21, 2015
January 21, 2015 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…
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January 08, 2015
January 8, 2015 - The facility-wide respiratory outbreak declared this morning at Pioneer Ridge (…
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November 25, 2014
November 25, 2014 - Today, during International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,…
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November 19, 2014
November 19, 2014 - Today, property managers, landlords and health partners participated in a…
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November 13, 2014
November 13, 2014 - It’s time to talk about alcohol in our community. The Health Unit is urging…
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November 06, 2014
November 6, 2014 - Today, leaders in Thunder Bay united to build a healthier community for children…
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October 20, 2014
October 20, 2014 - Today, at the launch of the season’s first flu clinic, the Health Unit is…
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October 01, 2014
October 1, 2014 - The Health Unit is asking for the public’s help in measuring radon levels in our…
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August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014 - Today, the Food Action Network’s Community Garden Tour showcased seven local…
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July 22, 2014
July 22, 2014 - With power outages being reported in the Greenstone area since yesterday, the…
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June 20, 2014
June 20, 2014 - As the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) continues its food safety…
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014 - Ontario is protecting young people from skin cancer through a new law that bans…
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May 06, 2014
May 6, 2014 - Sudden unexpected death in infancy is one of the leading causes of death of infants…
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May 02, 2014
May 2, 2014 - A new, locally-developed Toolkit gives Canadian communities step-by-step guidance on…
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April 07, 2014
April 7, 2014 - Today, the TBDHU’s healthy schools team along with local elementary students, from…
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March 20, 2014
March 20, 2014 - Belly button soup, berrylicious pancakes, presto pizza, hummus, and homemade corn…
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March 04, 2014
March 4, 2014 - During the month of March, public health inspectors (PHIs) will be conducting an…
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January 15, 2014
January 15, 2014 - The chair, vice chair and executive committee members of the Board of Health…