Health Care Providers

VACCINE ORDERS - End of December/Beginning of January - Plan and place orders for routine immunizations needs for the first week in in January. Orders for routine immunizations must be made by end of day Tuesday, December 21st and pick up December 23rd, December 29, or 30. Orders placed on December 22, 23, 29th or 30th will not be available for pick until January 6 or 7th.

Note that COVID-19 vaccine orders will continue on days open, however 24 hour notice is required prior to pick up. See TBDHU’s holiday hours.

FLU SEASONPlease visit our Health Care Provider Flu Information page for more information, including the flu vaccine order form and details on the vaccine pick-up process.

COVID-19 - Please see the COVID-19 Health Care Provider page for the latest information and resources.


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.


Health Care 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



  • Quit Smoking for Health Care Professionals
  • Northwest TCAN invites you to participate in a Tobacco Cessation Community of Practice. The Northwest Cessation Community of Practice is an online community where members can
    • Learn about and share information on emerging cessation priorities in the community
    • Increase your practice’s capacity to offer tobacco cessation programs and services
    • Access networking opportunities
    • Find training, webinar and education opportunities being offered
    • If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here:


Downloadable Resources

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


Also see our Library Catalogue:


Last Updated: 20/12/2021