Health

APH: 11 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#530 – #540)

Algoma Public Health reported eleven (11) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#530 – #540), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area on October 30th. All cases are of close contact, and are self-isolating. Nine (9) were tested on October 30th, and three (3) were tested on October 31st.

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APH: 7 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#519 – #525)

On Friday, October 29th, 2021, Algoma Public Health reported seven (7) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#519 – #525), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two (2) are of unknown exposure, and five (5) are of close contact. Two (2) cases were tested October 26th, and five (5) were tested October 28th. All are self-isolating. There were no details on ...

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Ontario Investing in Mental Health and Addictions Supports for Indigenous Communities

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The Ontario government is investing more than $36 million in community-led mental health and addictions supports in Indigenous communities across the province. This funding will help ensure culturally appropriate and trauma-informed supports are readily available for Indian residential school survivors and their families as well as Indigenous-led student, youth and gender-focused services.   “We are listening to Indigenous leadership and ...

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L’Ontario investit dans la santé mentale et les toxicomanies Soutien aux communautés autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit plus de 36 millions de dollars dans des services communautaires de santé mentale et de lutte contre les dépendances dans les communautés autochtones de la province. Ce financement permettra de s’assurer que des soutiens adaptés à la culture et aux traumatismes sont facilement disponibles pour les survivants des pensionnats indiens et leurs familles, ainsi que des ...

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Personal Support Worker Temporary Wage Enhancement is Extended

The Ontario government is investing an additional $373 million to extend the temporary wage enhancement for personal support workers and direct support workers. This increase will continue until March 31, 2022 and will help attract and retain workers in these critical sectors to protect Ontario’s progress while continuing to take a cautious and careful approach to reopening. “Personal support workers ...

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L’augmentation temporaire du salaire des préposés aux services de soutien à la personne est prolongée

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 373 millions de dollars supplémentaires pour prolonger l’augmentation de salaire temporaire des préposés aux services de soutien à la personne (PSSP) et des travailleurs de soutien direct. Cette augmentation se poursuivra jusqu’au 31 mars 2022 et contribuera à recruter et à maintenir en poste des travailleurs dans ces secteurs essentiels pour protéger les progrès de ...

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NOSM applauds OMA commitment to Northern Ontario health

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) hosted the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) in Sudbury on October 25, 2021 for the launch of the OMA’s northern health-care recommendations called Prescription for Northern Ontario. “This is an unprecedented commitment from the OMA to health care in Northern Ontario,” says Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO. “Our health-care system was ...

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APH: 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#510 – #512)

Algoma Public Health reported three (3) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#510 – #512), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area on October 27th. There is one case of close contact (tested October 26), one of international travel (tested October 21) and the last one is under investigation (tested October 24). All individuals are self-isolating. There are now 30 cases in ...

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APH: 6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#504 – #509)

Algoma Public Health is reporting six (6) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#504 – #509), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two cases are of International Travel exposure, and the others are close contact. 1 case was tested October 22nd, 2 on Sunday, October 24th, and three were tested today. All are self-isolating. There are now 28 cases of COVID-19 ...

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APH – 11 new cases of COVID-19 in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health is reporting eleven (11) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#489 – #499), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Ten are of close contact, one is unknown. One case was tested October 20th, nine cases were tested October 22d, and one on the 23rd. All are self-isolating.

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