Health

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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Mesures à prendre immédiatement pour arrêter la hausse soudaine des cas de COVID-19 dans les collectivités d’Algoma

Santé publique Algoma alerte toutes les collectivités et les résidents d’Algoma d’un risque accru de COVID-19 en raison de la transmission communautaire du virus.   Tous les résidents et les milieux de travail devraient immédiatement appliquer les mesures suivantes afin de se protéger soi-même et de protéger les autres membres de la communauté.   Mesures visant à vous protéger, à ...

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Immediate Action Needed to Stop the Surge of COVID-19 in Algoma Communities

Algoma Public Health is alerting all Algoma communities and residents of an increased risk of COVID-19 at this time due to local community transmission.   All Algoma residents and workplaces should immediately take the following actions to protect yourselves and fellow community members.   Actions to Protect Yourself, Your Household, and Your Workplace   1. Anyone who is sick, even with ...

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APH: 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#608 – #632)

Algoma Public Health is reporting 25 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#608 – #632), one from Central and East Algoma, and 24 from Sault Ste. Marie and area.   Potential exposure 1 – Rockstar Bar Public health is advising anyone who was at the Rockstar Bar, located at 864 Queen St. E, in Sault Ste. Marie on November 6, 2021, from ...

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APH: 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported fourteen (14) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#594 – #607), 13 from Sault Ste. Marie and area and one from Central and East Algoma this evening. Eight are of unknown exposure, five are of close contact and one is of International travel. All individuals are self-isolating. There are sixty-nine cases in the Algoma District and ...

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APH: 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 & 9th COVID-19 related death

Algoma Public Health has posted a statement regarding the health district’s ninth death related to COVID-19. The statement says that, “Out of respect for the family, no further information is being shared.” Algoma Public Health also reported in the same statement that there are 10 new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#584 – #593), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Six ...

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APH: 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#571 – #583)

Algoma Public Health is reporting thirteen (13) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#571 – #583), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area, as well as a low-risk exposure. APH is advising anyone who attended or worked the Soo Greyhound game on Friday, November 5th at the GFL Memorial Gardens, of a potential low-risk exposure to COVID-19. If you were there, you ...

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Have your say on the future of NOSM University Consultations in Timmins & SSM this week

What does Canada’s first stand-alone medical university look like to you? As the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) evolves into NOSM University, we are consulting widely with Northern Ontarians. Input and guidance received from multiple sources, including an online survey (https://nosm.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=073b7a1c0a20cce0bd7dff7b1&id=4fde0154cb&e=ff4a199d91) , a series of key informant interviews, and town halls will be used to shape NOSM’s priorities. NOSM ...

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APH: 4 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#567 – #570)

Algoma Public Health has reported four (4) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#567 – #570), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area (Sunday, November 7th, 2021). Two cases are of close contact, two are of unknown. All cases are self-isolating. There is 62 cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District at this time.  

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L’Ontario étend l’admissibilité à la dose de rappel à un plus grand nombre d’Ontariens

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, élargit l’admissibilité aux doses de rappel du vaccin contre la COVID-19 à des groupes supplémentaires de personnes à risque élevé à compter du 6 novembre 2021, leur offrant ainsi une protection supplémentaire contre le variant Delta. Au cours des prochains mois, l’Ontario est également prêt à déployer progressivement ...

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Ontario Expanding Booster Eligibility to More Ontarians

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is expanding eligibility for booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to additional groups of high-risk individuals starting November 6, 2021, providing them with an extra layer of protection against the Delta variant. Over the coming months, Ontario is also prepared to gradually roll out booster doses to all ...

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APH: 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#551 – #553)

Algoma Public Health has reported three (3) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#551 – #553), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. All three cases are of close contact and are self-isolating. One case was tested November 2nd, and the other two were tested today, November 3rd.  

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