Health

Increasing Testing at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The COVID-19 Assessment Centre as a collaborative effort between the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Municipality of Wawa continues to serve all residents of North Algoma. Additional guidance has been provided to increase testing of Ontarians. Individuals who experience any of the following symptoms should call to speak with a Nurse at the Assessment Centre: Temperature of 37.8°C or ...

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Algoma Public Health Reports new COVID-19 case in the Algoma district

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case:   Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #12 30s, female Unknown Self-isolating April 14, 2020   View our webpage with updated status of cases in Algoma. Learn more about COVID-19 in Algoma. Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response ...

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Tenth confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by APH

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case: Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #10 60s, male Close contact and International travel Self-isolating April 3, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: Not applicable The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on ...

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LDHC COVID-19 Assessment Centre has been established for Wawa & Area

The Lady Dunn Health Centre, in collaboration with the Municipality of Wawa, is pleased to announce that a dedicated COVID-19 Assessment Centre has been established to facilitate assessment and testing for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. COVID-19 Assessment Centre By appointment only: 705 856 2244 ext. 244 or 246 Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre 3 Chris Simon Drive, ...

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Ninth confirmed case of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case:   Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #9 40s, female Close contact and International travel Self-isolating April 3, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: March 23, 2020 flight information: London, UK into Toronto’s Pearson ...

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Ontario Protecting Vulnerable Ontarians During COVID-19 Outbreak

As part of the Government of Ontario’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the province is investing up to $40 million to support organizations that provide residential services for children and youth, people with developmental disabilities and emergency shelters for women and families fleeing domestic violence. The COVID-19 Residential Relief Fund will cover costs such as additional staffing, residential ...

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Eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by Algoma Public Health

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #8 20s, female Close contact Self-isolating April 2, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: not applicable To protect the identity of individuals, and to comply with privacy law, Algoma Public Health does ...

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Ontario Protecting Seniors in Retirement Homes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement Friday, April 4th at 4:30 P.M. addressing concerns regarding staffing for retirement homes during the COVID-19 outbreak: “As the province takes decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Ontarians, we are taking immediate action to protect seniors living ...

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Seventh confirmed case of COVID-19 in Algoma District

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district. Details of confirmed case:   Case # Age, Gender   Exposure category   Status Tested Case #7 70s, female International travel Self-isolating March 31, 2020   Details of affected flights or cruise ship: March 23, 2020 flight information: London, UK into Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on ...

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Ontario Provides Full Transparency by Releasing COVID-19 Modelling

Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths. In doing so, the province is providing the public with full transparency about the consequences should everyone but non-essential workers fail to stay home and practise physical distancing. “The models show that the potential to spread COVID-19 is massive and ...

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Homemade hand sanitizers may present health risks

Health Canada is warning Canadians about the potential health risks of making and using homemade hand sanitizers, as homemade recipes and products are becoming increasingly common online. If you have made or used homemade hand sanitizer products, stop using them as the concentration of alcohol in many of these recipes may not be high enough to kill the coronavirus that ...

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City of Elliot Lake confirms COVID-19 case

On March 31st the City of Elliot Lake posted the following information on their Municipal Website:   “The City of Elliot Lake and its local health care partners St Joseph’s General Hospital and the Elliot Lake Family Health Team became aware earlier today of a reported case of Covid 19 in Elliot Lake. Details of the case have not been ...

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