Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Bookings to Open For All Children Aged Five to 11

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Following Health Canada’s approval of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, children aged five to 11 will be eligible to book their appointment to receive the vaccine beginning Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Approximately one million children aged five to 11 are eligible to receive the vaccine which will help protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and keep the province’s ...

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Statement from Minister Elliott on Ongoing Negotiations with the Ontario Association of Optometrists

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Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement on the status of negotiations between the Ministry of Health and the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO): “I am pleased that the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) has agreed to join us in resuming direct face-to-face negotiations. As a result of this agreement to resume negotiations, the ...

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APH: Reports 32 New Cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is reporting thirty-two new cases of COVID-19 (#859 – #890), all from Sault Ste. Marie and Area. Because of a power outage, the figures here were posted Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. NOTE: Due to increasing rates of COVID-19 in Algoma, we are receiving assistance from case and contact managers who may be from the provincial workforce or ...

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APH: 41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two potential public exposures

Algoma Public Health is reporting forty-one new cases of COVID-19 (#818 -#858): 39 – Sault Ste. Marie and Area 2 – Central & East Algoma Algoma Public Health has requested assistance from provincial case and contact managers and from other health units. They state, “If you are a case or a high-risk contact, you may receive a call from a ...

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APH: 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#768 – #791)

Algoma Public Health has reported 24 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#768 – #791), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. There are 234 cases in the Algoma District, and 15 in hospital. There have been cases reported in Sault Ste. Marie and area, and in East Algoma.   Details of the confirmed cases:   Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested ...

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APH: 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 & 2 potential public exposures

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported 26 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#742 – #767), 23 from Sault Ste. Marie and area and 3 from Central and East Algoma. There are now 209 cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. In addition, APH is advising the public of two potential exposures to COVID-19.   Low-risk exposure – Thessalon Curling Club Public ...

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Algoma Public Health Reports 18 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is reporting that there are 18 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#724 – #741), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area.   Details of the confirmed cases from Algoma Public Health: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #724 Unknown Self-isolating November 15, 2021 Case #725 Close contact Self-isolating November 15, 2021 Case #726 Close contact Self-isolating November ...

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Une hausse soudaine du nombre de cas de COVID-19 déclenche la prise d’autres mesures obligatoires dans Algoma et la municipalité de Sault-Sainte-Marie

En réponse à la hausse rapide du nombre de cas de COVID-19 dans Algoma, et en particulier dans la municipalité de Sault-Sainte-Marie, Santé publique Algoma prend d’autres mesures pour contenir la propagation du virus, prévenir les cas de maladie grave et les décès dans nos communautés et préserver les capacités du système de santé.   La médecin-hygiéniste d’Algoma, avec l’appui ...

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Surge of COVID-19 Triggers Additional Mandatory Measures in Algoma and in the Municipality of Sault Ste. Marie

In response to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases 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 ...

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APH: 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#710 – #723)

Algoma Public Health has reported 14 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#710 – #723), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #710 Unknown Self-isolating November 14, 2021 Case #711 Unknown Self-isolating November 14, 2021 Case #712 Unknown Self-isolating November 13, 2021 Case #713 Close contact Self-isolating November 14, ...

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APH: 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#662 – #689)

Algoma Public Health has reported 28 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#662 – #689), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area.   Potential exposure – GoodLife Fitness: Algoma Public Health is advising anyone who was at GoodLife Fitness, located at 589 Second Line E, in Sault Ste Marie on the following dates and times to follow public health guidance. November 8, ...

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PSA: 29 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#633 – #661)

Algoma Public Health is reporting 29 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#633 – #661), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #633 Close contact Self-isolating November 11, 2021 Case #634 Close contact Self-isolating November 11, 2021 Case #635 Close contact Self-isolating November 11, 2021 Case #636 Close contact ...

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