Health Care Providers

In this section, health care providers can access important information about public health as it pertains to their profession. Please note: “health care provider” is a term used to describe a health care practitioner who is in contact with clients or groups of clients and bears responsibility for managing or informing them about some aspect of physical and/or mental health and wellness.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please see the Novel Coronavirus page under our Infectious Diseases Toolkit for the latest information and resources.


Healthcare Provider Email Updates and Alerts

Subscribe to TBDHU’s Healthcare Provider Email Updates and Alerts for access to credible and local information, including information on COVID-19. Updates will be sent on an “as needed” basis.

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Mandatory Reporting




Vaccine Reporting for Health Care Providers


What Health Care Providers can do about Health Equity

Here is some information about screening, understanding, and evaluating your patient population. 

Here are some screening tools for use in primary care:

Learn more about how the social determinants affect the health of Thunder Bay District by visiting our Profile of Social Determinants of Health in Thunder Bay District


Health Topics

Alcohol & Other Drugs


Disease & Infections


Mental Health


Oral Health


Outbreak Signage

  • Caution - This sign can be used to communicate to visitors when a facility is monitoring signs and symptoms of illness.
  • Declared - This sign can be used to communicate to visitors when an outbreak is declared.


Preconception to Early Years


Visual Health


Sexual Health




Downloadable Resources

For downloadable resources, visit the Resources page and filter by audience "Health Care Providers":


Also see our Library Catalogue:


Last Updated: 04/03/2020