LDHC – COVID Resources

Phase 2 COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups – April 29th

The new groups now eligible to book an appointment in North Algoma for COVID-19 Immunization includes: Employees and students who work directly with children in licensed childcare centres and licensed home daycares Those who are pregnant Appointment timelines are based on the availability of vaccine. These groups continue to be eligible: Organ transplant recipients (including patients waitlisted for a transplant) ...

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Phase 2: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups – April 19th, 2021

Apr 19, 2021 at 17:30 Phase 2: COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups The province has now entered Phase 2 of the vaccine roll-out plan. The following new groups are eligible to book an appointment in North Algoma: Organ transplant recipients (including patients waitlisted for a transplant) Hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients People with neurological diseases in which respiratory function may be ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups – Updated April 9th, 2021

The following new groups are now eligible to book an appointment for COVID-19 immunization at clinics across North Algoma: All education workers who provide support to students with special education needs Adults 65 and older can book for a clinic on April 21 and onward Adults 60 and older can book for a clinic on May 5 and onward These ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Eligible Groups – Updated March 31st, 2021

The following new groups are now eligible to book an appointment for COVID-19 immunization at clinics across North Algoma: Adults 70 years and older School staff that provide ongoing healthcare services and direct patient care to children with special needs (includes nurses, social service professionals, teachers, educational assistants, etc.) These groups continue to be eligible: Health care workers Faith leaders ...

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North Algoma’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: New Eligible Groups

The following provincial priority groups are now eligible to book an appointment for COVID-19 immunization at clinics across North Algoma: Health Care Workers (Highest, Very High, High, and Moderate Categories as per Guidance for Prioritizing Health Care Workers) Faith leaders who provide: End of life care Care of the deceased, funerals, bathing, or other ceremony with direct contact with deceased persons ...

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North Algoma’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: New Eligible Groups

Conformément au plan provincial, les groupes prioritaires indiqués ci-dessous peuvent maintenant obtenir un rendez-vous de vaccination contre la COVID‑19 dans les cliniques d’Algoma Nord. Travailleurs de la santé (dont la priorité est la plus élevée, très élevée, élevée et modérée selon le Document d’orientation sur la priorisation des travailleurs de la santé en matière de vaccination contre la COVID‑19) Chefs ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in North Algoma

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS   Who can get immunized at one of the North Algoma COVID-19 Community Vaccine Clinics? North Algoma is in phase 1 of Ontario’s vaccine distribution plan. We are now immunizing adults 80 years of age and over, highest-priority healthcare workers and Indigenous adults 55 years of age and over. As new groups are added to the vaccination ...

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Cliniques de vaccination contre la COVID-19 dans l’Algoma Nord

Foire aux questions   Qui peut se faire vacciner dans l’une des cliniques de vaccination contre la COVID-19 dans l’Algoma Nord? Les cliniques dans l’Algoma Nord réalisent la première étape du plan de distribution des vaccins de l’Ontario. Elles vaccinent les adultes de 80 ans et plus, les travailleurs de la santé le plus prioritaire, ainsi que les adultes autochtones de ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in North Algoma

A consortium of partners in North Algoma led by Algoma Public Health’s Wawa office is actively planning the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in the region. The coordination efforts are being organized with the communities of Dubreuilville, Wawa, and White River along with our indigenous partners at Michipicoten First Nation and Missanabie Cree. “Health care and municipal partners across North ...

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We’ve got our COVID-19 Vaccine!

The week of March 1st, 2021 marked a milestone for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. We completed vaccinations in our long term care home and staff along with other health care workers received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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First Long-Term Care Home Resident in Wawa receives Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

  Mrs. Elsie Scott is the first resident of the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Long-Term Care Home to receive the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The Vaccine Taskforce of the health centre had been working diligently to make preparations and was ready to give that first dose shortly after the vaccine was received from Algoma Public Health on ...

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All about the COVID-19 Vaccines

It’s been a while since Wawa-news was able to feature a video from these talented doctors! But they are back with a very informative video explaining the two vaccines that are being distributed in Canada. The doctors have no conflicts of interest to declare – which means as they said,  “we are not and have never been affiliated with or ...

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Access to Care at the Lady Dunn Health Centre during State of Emergency

With the Ontario government declaring a state of emergency due to the increasing COVID-19 infections across the province, the Lady Dunn Health Centre continues to put the safety of our patients, residents, staff and community at the forefront.   During the stay-at-home order, health care services continue to be essential, and therefore we encourage any client needing emergency services to ...

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WFHT Drive up Flu Shots

The Wawa Family Health Team is providing drive up flu shots at the Pentecostal Church Parking lot. No appointment is needed. Drivers are asked to pull into a parking space (on the Algoma Street side of the building), and WAIT in your vehicle for a nurse to come to you! Wear a tee so that you can easily receive your ...

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How to get a COVID-19 Test in Wawa & Surrounding Area

Step 1 Call the North Algoma COVID-19 Assessment Centre at (705) 914-1114. If you meet the current testing guidelines you will be given an appointment to attend one of our testing sites.   Step 2 Visit the Assessment Centre testing site that your appointment has been booked at: Lady Dunn Health Centre – Main Site 17 Government Road Wawa, ON ...

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