Health

APH Reports 30 New Cases in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health is reporting thirty (30) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,282 – 1,311), all from Sault Ste. Marie & Area. Nine cases are of close contact of confirmed case, six are of an unknown source of infection, 2 are from international travel, and thirteen are under investigation. At this time there are 317 active cases in the Algoma District ...

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NOSM pushes forward with clear vision to improve access to northern health care ahead of proclamation

Following extensive in-person community consultations across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is reaffirming its pledge — and its mandate — to make health care better for the entire region. At the December 2, 2021 board meeting, Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO, provided feedback from consultations held with more than 1,000 Northern Ontarians over ...

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APH Reports nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19. Eighteen (18) from Sault Ste. Marie and area, and one (1) is from Elliot Lake and area. Seven (7) are close contacts of confirmed cases, Seven (7) have an unknown source of infection, and five (5) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently ...

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Ontario Accelerating Booster Eligibility to Adults Aged 50+

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to Ontarians aged 50 and over and additional high-risk individuals, providing an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Starting on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals aged 50 and over will be eligible to schedule their ...

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APH has reported thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,151 – 1,189) in the Algoma District. Thirty-seven (37) are from Sault Ste. Marie and area, one (1) is from Central & East Algoma, and the remaining one (1) is from Elliot Lake and area. Twenty seven (27) are close contacts of confirmed cases, One (1) from international travel, ...

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APH reports 29 new cases of COVID-19, and 16th death

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported that there are twenty-nine (29) new cases of COVID-19in the Algoma District. All cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Seventeen (17) are close contacts of confirmed cases, three (3) have an unknown source of infection and nine (9) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are 378 cases, ...

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APH – Thirty-three new cases of COVID-19 in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health reported yesterday evening that there are thirty-three (33) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District, specifically Sault Ste. Marie and area. Thirteen (13) are close contacts of confirmed cases, 8 have an unknown source of infection, and 12 are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently 353 active cases with 16 ...

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Algoma Public Health has reported 40 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported that there are forty (40) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Nineteen (19) are close contacts of confirmed cases, eight (8) have an unknown source of infection, and thirteen (13) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently 330 active cases ...

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34 new cases of COVID-19 & 15th death related to COVID-19

Algoma PUblic Health has reported thirty-four (34) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,015 – #1,048), eight from Central and East Algoma, and 26 from Sault Ste. Marie and area.  Twenty one (21) are close contacts of confirmed cases, five (5) have an unknown source of infection, and 8 are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently ...

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Algoma Public Health Issues Recommendations to School Boards that Serve the Algoma district

Today, Dr. Jennifer Loo, Medical Officer of Health for Algoma Public Health issued strong recommendations to all Directors of Education responsible for school boards and schools in the area served by APH.  These recommendations were issued under Ontario Regulations 364/20 Section 2(2) of the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c.17, and are effective immediately. In response to the current, very ...

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Further Mandatory Measures to Lower Social Gathering Limits, Increase Masking and Physical Distancing Requirements, and Restrict High Risk Close Contact Activities

Due to ongoing extremely high COVID-19 activity in Algoma, and especially in the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma Public Health is taking further action to curb the spread of the virus, prevent severe illness and death in our communities, and protect health system capacity. Algoma’s Medical Officer of Health, with the support of the provincial Chief Medical Officer of ...

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APH: 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported twenty-seven (27) new cases COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Twenty-five (25) are in Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and two (2) in Central & East Algoma. Twelve (12) are of close contact, fourteen (14) are under investigation, and three (3) are unknown. Due to increasing rates of COVID-19 in Algoma, we are receiving assistance from ...

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APH: 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 & a low-risk exposure

Algoma Public Health reported twenty-nine new cases; 25 of which are in Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and 4 are in Central & East Algoma. Eleven of these cases are of close contact, nine are of unknown, and the remainder are being investigated. It is not detailed by APH the breakdown of exposure category for each region in the APH ...

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APH: 17 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#942 – #958)

Algoma Public Health has reported that there are seventeen new cases COVID-19 (#942 – #958), all from Sault Ste. Marie and Area. Seven (7) are of close contact, five (5) are unknown, five (5) are under investigation.   Algoma Public Health notes. “Due to increasing rates of COVID-19 in Algoma, we are receiving assistance from case and contact managers who ...

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