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Keeping hands clean (hand hygiene) and covering coughs and sneezes (respiratory etiquette) can prevent the spread of infections.
Wash Your Hands Regularly – 15 to 20 seconds with soap and water after going to the bathroom, before eating, sneezing or coughing into our hands
Use Alcohol-Based Hand…

Infection prevention and control (IPAC) measures help us to stop the spread of infections like COVID-19. These measures include, but are not limited to, hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette, physical distancing, environmental cleaning, the wearing of face coverings and masks and staying home when…

Hand Washing
Wash your hands frequently using soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water is not available, use alcohol-based sanitizer (minimum 60%).
Wash your hands after using the washroom, before preparing or eating food, after contact with frequently touched surfaces, upon…

Reporting Obligations

Suspected cases of both must be reported by the next working day by phone to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit at 625-5930 or toll-free 1-888-294-6630, ext. 5930 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm).

 

Epidemiology

Aetiologic Agent:

Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli…

Download the Shelter Client Screening Tool.

Ontario has entered Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen. Visit the Current Level page for more details.
At this time, all emergency shelters will stay open. 

This information is intended for a range of congregate living settings such as homeless shelters…

For more information on how you can keep yourself safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19, visit the pages below:

Screening and Symptoms
Physical Distancing
Masks/Face Coverings
Safer Socializing and Gatherings
Hand Hygiene & Gloves
Cover Your Coughs and Sneezes 
Environmental Cleaning…

This information is for multi-unit property owners, managers and condominium association members to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect the people that live and work in your buildings.

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Follow official public health and medical advice…

Taking care of your teeth is important!

Regular dental care helps prevent gum disease and tooth decay in your mouth. Dental professionals (like dentists and dental hygienists) work with you to help keep your mouth healthy by cleaning your teeth, looking inside your mouth, and teaching you good…

Did you know?

1 in 4 school-aged children in Canada has a vision problem.

Children need healthy eyes to learn, read, write, see the board, be active and stay safe. It can be difficult to spot vision problems in children and left untreated, vision problems can affect a child's eye health for life…

Reporting Obligations

Individuals with suspect or confirmed cases must be reported to the Thunder Bay District Health Unit by the next working day by fax, phone or mail.

Fax: (807) 625-4822
Phone: 625-8318 or toll-free at 1-888-294—6630, ext. 8318
Mail: 999 Balmoral Street, Thunder Bay, ON P7B…