Health

First Long-Term Care Home Resident in Wawa receives Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

  Mrs. Elsie Scott is the first resident of the Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Long-Term Care Home to receive the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The Vaccine Taskforce of the health centre had been working diligently to make preparations and was ready to give that first dose shortly after the vaccine was received from Algoma Public Health on ...

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All about the COVID-19 Vaccines

It’s been a while since Wawa-news was able to feature a video from these talented doctors! But they are back with a very informative video explaining the two vaccines that are being distributed in Canada. The doctors have no conflicts of interest to declare – which means as they said,  “we are not and have never been affiliated with or ...

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APH – 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#141 – #142)

Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Both cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and have contracted COVID-19 by close contact. Anyone considered a close contact has been notified. Earlier today, the Algoma District School Board advised media that an individual associated with R.M. Moore Public School has tested positive for COVID-19. At ...

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APH – 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#139 – #140)

Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Both cases are from Sault Ste. Marie. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, or affected by recent public exposure notifications posted by APH, you are not considered a close contact. There have ...

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APH – 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#137 – #138)

Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. One case is from Sault Ste. Marie and the other is from Central & East Algoma. One is from close contact and the other is unknown, with both self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by ...

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APH – 8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#129 – #136)

Algoma Public Health is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Seven cases are from Central and East Algoma and 1 case is from Elliot Lake and area. Five are from close contact, and three are unknown, with all self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by ...

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APH – 7 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#122 – #128)

Algoma Public Health is reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 in the Sault Ste. Marie and area. Six cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area and one case is from Central and East Algoma. Four are from close contact, and three are unknown, with all self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you ...

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APH – 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#119-#121)

Algoma Public Health is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 in the Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two are from close contact, and the third is unknown. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, or affected by recent public exposure notifications posted by APH, you are not ...

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APH Issues Instructions and Recommendations to School Boards serving Algoma District

Dr. Jennifer Loo, Medical Officer of Health and CEO for Algoma Public Health has issued instructions and recommendations to school boards within the geographical area served by Algoma Public Health under Ontario Regulations 82/20 Section 2(2) of the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, S.O. 2020, c.17. For high schools (Gr. 9-12) located in Sault Ste. Marie, these instructions mean that there will be a delay in ...

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APH Reports 8 new Cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has issued a media report that 8 (eight) new cases of COVID-19 are now active in the Algoma District. Six cases are from soo and area and two are from Central and East Algoma. There have been 118 cases to date with 67 resolved.   Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If ...

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APH Confirms 3 new cases of COVID-19 (#79-81)

Published on: Jan 3, 2021 at 18:05 Algoma Public Health is reporting 3 (three) new cases of COVID-19. Two cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area and one case is from Central & East Algoma. All cases were tested yesterday. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public ...

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APH Confirms 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#77-78)

Algoma Public Health is reporting 2 (two) new cases of COVID-19. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, you are not considered a close contact.   Details of the confirmed cases 77-78: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #77 Close contact Self-isolating Jan 2, 2021 Case ...

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APH Confirms 6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#71-76)

Algoma Public Health is reporting 6 (six) new cases of COVID-19. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, you are not considered a close contact. Last night, New Year’s Eve, Algoma Public Health declared an outbreak at Extendicare Maple View, following confirmation of COVID-19 in two staff ...

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Ontario Provides Update on Ontario Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant

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Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, provided an update on confirmed cases in Ontario of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the UK. This variant has now been detected in multiple countries beyond the UK, and with inbound international travel, it is not unexpected to have identified the new variant in Ontario. A third case of ...

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