Health

2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#337 – #338)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported 2 new cases of COVID-19, both from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Both cases are of close contact, are self-isolating, and all close contacts are notified by APH by contact tracing. One case was tested May 2nd, and the other on May 3rd.

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A note to the community from the Wawa physicians

As you may be aware, since the departure of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf, the local physician group will be down to four doctors (Drs. Cotterill, Oberai, Stamler and Switzer). Recruitment for replacement physicians is underway, but unfortunately, no replacements have yet been found. We hope to have locum physicians available to see patients of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf and to ...

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Une nouvelle mesure d’urgence permet de s’assurer que les patients reçoivent des soins de grande qualité dans le cadre approprié.

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En raison de l’augmentation récente et rapide du nombre d’hospitalisations et d’admissions dans les unités de soins intensifs et de la menace qui pèse sur la capacité des soins intensifs de la province, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend d’autres mesures pour veiller à ce que des lits d’hôpitaux soient à la disposition ...

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4 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#321-#324)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported 4 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two cases are of unknown exposure and two are of close contact. All four are self-isolating. APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.

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A note to the community from the Wawa physicians

As you may be aware, since the departure of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf, the local physician group will be down to four doctors (Drs. Cotterill, Oberai, Stamler and Switzer). Recruitment for replacement physicians is underway, but unfortunately, no replacements have yet been found. We hope to have locum physicians available to see patients of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf and to ...

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L’Ontario confirme le premier cas de coagulation sanguine rare liée à l’AstraZeneca

Aujourd’hui, le Dr David Williams, médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario, a publié la déclaration suivante concernant le premier cas confirmé dans la province de thrombocytopénie thrombotique immunitaire induite par un vaccin (TTIV) chez un patient ayant reçu le vaccin d’AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD : « Nous avons confirmé le premier cas de thrombocytopénie thrombotique immunitaire induite par un vaccin (TTIV), une maladie rare de ...

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Ontario Confirms First Case of Rare AstraZeneca-linked Blood Clotting

Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on the province’s first confirmed case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in a patient after receiving the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine: “We have confirmed the first case of the rare blood clotting condition known as vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in Ontario. The patient is a male ...

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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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L’Ontario élargit en toute sécurité l’âge d’admissibilité pour le vaccin d’AstraZeneca contre la COVID-19 aux 40 ans et plus

Aujourd’hui, le Dr David Williams, médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario, a publié la déclaration suivante pour élargir l’admissibilité à la vaccination contre la COVID-19 dans les pharmacies et les installations de soins primaires aux personnes âgées de 40 ans et plus : « À compter de mardi 20 avril 2021, l’Ontario offrira le vaccin d’AstraZeneca contre la COVID-19 aux particuliers âgés de 40 ans et ...

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Ontario Safely Expands Age Eligibility for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to 40+

Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility at pharmacies and primary care settings to individuals aged 40 and over: “Starting Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Ontario will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 40 and over at pharmacy and primary care settings across the province. As we ...

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A note to the community from the Wawa physicians

As you may be aware, since the departure of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf, the local physician group will be down to four doctors (Drs. Cotterill, Oberai, Stamler and Switzer). Recruitment for replacement physicians is underway, but unfortunately, no replacements have yet been found. We hope to have locum physicians available to see patients of Drs. Robinson and Shaffaf and to ...

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Who ya gonna call?

not the Ghostbusters… As a matter of fact, if you need a Mental Health and Addictions Counsellor in Wawa it is as clear as mud ‘who ya gonna call’. Algoma Public Health handed over the community alcohol/drug assessment and community mental health programs that they were administering to the now renamed Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma (CMHA Algoma) on April ...

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6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#280-#285) in Sault Ste. Marie & Area

Apr 14, 2021 at 20:41 Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 6 new cases of COVID-19, all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Through contact tracing, APH notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by APH you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #280 ...

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