Health

Thunder Bay and Simcoe-Muskoka enter Gray-Lockdown – March 1

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is moving nine public health regions to new levels in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework (the “Framework”). This includes activating an “emergency brake” in Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit to move the regions to Grey-Lockdown to immediately interrupt transmission and contain ...

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Thunder Bay et Simcoe-Muskoka entrent dans Gray-Lockdown le 1er mars

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, place neuf circonscriptions sanitaires dans de nouveaux paliers conformément au Cadre d’intervention pour garder l’Ontario en sécurité et ouvert (le « Cadre d’intervention »). Cela comprend l’activation du « frein d’urgence » dans la Circonscription sanitaire du district de Thunder Bay et la Circonscription sanitaire du district de Simcoe Muskoka afin de ...

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks Nick and Lia Veldt

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Lia Veldt celebrated her 93rd birthday and Nick and Lia Veldt celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. Since birthday and wedding anniversary celebrations are not possible during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. & Mrs. Veldt have decided to make a donation of $1,000 to the LDHC Foundation as a way to mark these special occasions. What ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#196) in the Algoma District

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 from Elliot Lake and area. Case #197 was tested on February 22nd, and is a close contact exposure who is self-isolating,     Any residents who have tested positive for COVID-19? Any evidence of local community spread? (since August 2020 – Algoma’s second wave) Central & East Algoma Yes ...

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Motion Launches Initiative to Help Seniors Age in Place Safely

Motion (formerly Motion Specialties) – Canada’s largest local provider of mobility and home accessibility solutions like stairlifts, wheelchairs, adjustable beds, walkers and bathroom safety items – is pleased to launch a new initiative called Safe at Home by Motion. Falls are the most common preventable injury and remain the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among seniors (Public Health Agency of ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#195)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 from Central and East Algoma. Case #195 is as a result of close contact, and is self-isolating. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. Case 195 was tested February 16th, 2021. One person (previously diagnosed) has been hospitalized.   If you are not contacted by ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 (#194) Elliot Lake

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 from Elliot Lake and area that is associated with the ongoing cluster investigation at Warsaw. 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: Case ...

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Algoma Moves into Yellow – Protect today

As of February 16, Algoma will enter the Yellow – Protect zone of the provincial framework that allows certain businesses to open with strict preventive measures in place.   In Algoma, cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past 14 days across the district, with evidence of community spread.   “Due to ongoing risk of transmission, and especially the ...

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APH – 3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#191 – #193)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19.  One is from Central and East Algoma, one is from North Algoma, and the other from Elliot Lake and area and is associated with the ongoing cluster investigation at 100 Warsaw Place. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. If you are not contacted by Algoma ...

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3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#188 – #190)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 3 new cases of COVID-19 from Sault Ste. Marie and area. 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: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #188 Unknown Self-isolating ...

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OPP save Lives with Naloxone

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has saved 210 lives by administering naloxone since frontline officers were equipped in September 2017. The opioid crisis continues to affect people from communities across Ontario, which is evident from the continued increase in opioid-related overdoses as well as the number of occurrences where officers have had to administer naloxone to save a life. Key ...

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APH – 1 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#187)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 1 new case of COVID-19 from Sault Ste. Marie and area. 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: Case Number Exposure Category Status Tested Case #187 International travel – ...

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2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#185 – #186)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 2 new cases of COVID-19. One is from Elliot Lake & area and one is from Central & East Algoma. 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: Case Number ...

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LDHC – Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in North Algoma

Algoma Public Health (APH) has publicly reported the first two cases of COVID-19 in North Algoma since the pandemic began.  APH in their role has done the necessary contact tracing and notification of close contacts.   The pandemic has been long and many of you may be weary.  We acknowledge the contributions that residents are making to stay safe and ...

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APH: 4 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2 in North Algoma)

Algoma Public Health (APH) is reporting 4 (four) new cases of COVID-19. One is from Elliot Lake & area, 2 are from North Algoma and 1 is from Central & East Algoma. 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 ...

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