Health

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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Diabetes and Your Feet

  Looking after your feet is an important part of managing diabetes. Foot problems are common in people living with diabetes and can lead to serious complications. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (altered sensation in the extremities, usually the feet) and peripheral arterial disease (impaired blood flow to the legs and feet) are factors that increase the risk of foot complications. A ...

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Public Health Regions Change Colour as COVID-19 cases increase – Sunday at Midnight

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, is moving seven public health regions to new levels with stronger public health measures, including Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and York Region Public Health moving into Grey-Lockdown. These steps are being taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 in ...

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Les régions de santé publique changent de couleur à mesure que les cas de COVID-19 augmentent – dimanche de minuit

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, les médecins hygiénistes locaux et d’autres experts en santé, place sept régions sanitaires dans de nouveaux paliers avec des mesures de santé publique plus sévères, y compris la Circonscription sanitaire du comté de Windsor-Essex et la Santé publique de la région de York qui se retrouvent dans le ...

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Marathon – COVID-19 outbreak declared at Holy Saviour Catholic School

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and the Superior North Catholic District School Board confirm that an outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at Holy Saviour Catholic School in Marathon. Consistent with provincial guidelines, an outbreak is declared in a school when there are two or more COVID-19 cases in students or staff that can be linked within a ...

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COVID-19 Advisory Holy Saviour Catholic School, Marathon

There are now seven cases of COVID-19 in Marathon. Superior North Catholic District School Board has issued a letter to the school community stating that the Board has received notification of a confirmed case of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our Holy Saviour Catholic School in Marathon. Contact tracing is underway with the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) by ...

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L’Ontario place trois régions dans de nouveaux paliers du cadre d’intervention pour la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, les médecins hygiénistes locaux et d’autres experts en santé, place trois régions sanitaires dans de nouveaux paliers avec des mesures de santé publique plus sévères, comme le prévoit le Cadre d’intervention pour garder l’Ontario en sécurité et ouvert. Ces décisions sont prises pour freiner la propagation de la COVID-19 ...

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OMA – Evidence proves that wearing masks saves lives

Ontario’s doctors say that wearing a mask or other face covering is one of the easiest and most effective things everyone can do to stop the spread of COVID and save lives. Doctors working on the front lines of the pandemic are concerned about recent rallies by people claiming that pandemic lockdowns and restrictions are unlawful and causing more harm ...

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APH reports confirmed case #61 of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported the 61st case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. Through contact tracing, Algoma Public Health notifies all close contacts directly. Please note: If you are not contacted by Algoma Public Health, you are not considered a close contact. Cast 61 is a result of international travel and the individual is self-isolating. The individual was tested ...

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Le programme provincial de vaccination représentera la plus vaste opération de logistique des dernières décennies

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario collabore avec des leaders et des experts de divers secteurs, dont ceux des produits pharmaceutiques, des soins de santé et de la logistique, afin d’élaborer un plan pour la distribution sécuritaire et efficace des vaccins contre la COVID-19 dès que les doses seront disponibles. Ces partenariats sont essentiels pour que l’Ontario puisse se préparer à mettre ...

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