Health

APH: 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#417 – #418)

Algoma Public Health has reported 2 new cases of COVID-19 (#417 – #418), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Both cases are of close contact exposure, were tested Friday, August 20th and are self-isolating. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.

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NOSM announces return to campus plan

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) announced plans today for returning to campus. Starting September 7, 2021, all on-campus activities for learners will resume at the medical school buildings in Thunder Bay and Sudbury. The School will require all learners, researchers, faculty, staff, and visitors who intend to access the medical school buildings in Sudbury and Thunder Bay to ...

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L’EMNO annonce son plan de retour sur le campus

L’École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario (EMNO) a annoncé aujourd’hui son plan de retour sur le campus. Toutes les activités de la population étudiante reprendront dans les édifices de l’École sur ses campus à Thunder Bay et à Sudbury dès le 7 septembre 2021. L’École exigera que la population étudiante, les chercheurs, le corps professoral, le personnel et les ...

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Algoma Public Health advises of a public exposure to COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is advising the public of a potential exposure to COVID-19 for anyone who travelled on Air Canada, Flight AC 8320 on Saturday, August 14, 2021, from Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto. Passengers who sat in seats 2-8 should contact their local public health unit for further information. Actions to take: Anyone on board Air Canada, Flight AC ...

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L’Ontario rend obligatoires les politiques de vaccination contre la COVID-19 dans les milieux à risque élevé

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En réponse à l’évolution des données concernant la transmissibilité du variant Delta et compte tenu de l’expérience récemment vécue dans d’autres territoires de compétence, le gouvernement, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend des mesures pour accroître la protection des personnes les plus vulnérables, y compris les personnes âgées fragiles, les personnes immunodéprimées et les jeunes enfants qui ...

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Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

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In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking action to increase protection for our most vulnerable, including frail seniors, immunocompromised individuals and young children who are not yet eligible for vaccination. This includes making ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#410)

We are reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 (#410), from Sault Ste. Marie and area. This case is on unknown exposure, and was tested August 13th. The individual is self-isolating. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.

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Algoma Public Health advises of a potential low risk exposure to COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is advising of a low-risk exposure to COVID-19 for anyone who attended a wedding reception event on August 7, 2021, from 3:00 pm to midnight, at 546 Plummer Rd, Bruce Mines, ON. Attendees considered high-risk close contacts have already been directly notified. All other attendees are considered to have low-risk exposure and are asked to: Self-monitor for ...

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COVID-19 Immunization Clinic Information for North Algoma, Including New Booking Process for Wawa

Since mid-March, weekly Mass Immunization Clinics (MICs) in Wawa have been taking place at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre (MMCC). The planning, organization, and staffing of these clinics have been a collaborative effort between the Lady Dunn Health Centre, Wawa Family Health Team, Algoma Public Health, Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services, and Algoma District Paramedic Services. Starting August 3rd, ...

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MMCC Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic Today

The Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre walk-up clinic is happening today! Walk-up appointments are open from 1 to 3pm. The clinic is using Pfizer, so the clinic is open to anyone 12+. A health card is not needed to get immunized but if you have one, please bring it with you.

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LDHC Palliative Care Program’s 3rd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

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The LDHC Palliative Care Program is excited to welcome our live butterflies back again this year! It has been a difficult year for all, but we are excited to celebrate and honour those who have passed! As Ontario moves through the road to recovery, we have decided to host our event a bit differently again this year, with our community ...

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Forest fire smoke and your health – North Algoma special air quality alert

With active forest fires in northwestern Ontario and eastern Manitoba, Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for parts of north Algoma, including White River, Wawa and Dubreuilville.  Smoke plumes from these active fires may result in deteriorated air quality across these areas. Algoma Public Health cautions residents that air pollution from wildfire smoke can be harmful to ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#405)

Algoma Public Health has reported one (1) new case of COVID-19 (#405), from Sault Ste. Marie and area. The individual was tested today, July 23rd, 2021 and is of close contact exposure. Through contact tracing, all close contacts have been notified.

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