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APH Reports 34 new cases of COVID-19 & 2 Low-Risk Exposures

Algoma Public Health has reported thirty-four (34) new cases of COVID-19, with thirty-one (31) cases in Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and three (3) in Central and East Algoma. Fifteen (15) are of close contact of a confirmed case, two (2) are of an unknown source of infection, and seventeen (17) are under investigation. There are currently 268 active cases. ...

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Algoma Public Health Reports more COVID-19 Cases

Saturday evening, APH reported thirty-three (33) new cases of COVID-19, thirty-two (32) – Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and one (1) in Central and East Algoma. Eleven (11) are of close contact of a confirmed case, five (5) are of an unknown source of infection, three (3) are from international travel, and fourteen (14) are under investigation. There are currently ...

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L’Ontario prend des mesures pour se protéger contre la variante Omicron – Les vaccins demeurent la meilleure défense

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, adopte des mesures pour encourager la vaccination et aider à limiter la propagation de la COVID-19 et du variant Omicron. Ces mesures aideront à réduire le risque de transmission durant les mois d’hiver et encourageront chaque Ontarien admissible à se faire vacciner afin que la capacité hospitalière de ...

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Ontario Taking Action to Protect Against Omicron Variant – Vaccines Remain Best Defence

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking action to further encourage vaccination and help limit the spread of COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. These measures will help reduce the risk of transmission during the winter months and further encourage every eligible Ontarian to get their shot so that Ontario’s hospital capacity is protected. ...

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APH reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 & a low-risk public exposure

Algoma Public Health has reported fourteen (14) new cases of COVID-19, thirteen (13) – Sault Ste. Marie & Area and one (1) – Elliot Lake & Area. Seven (7) are of close contact of confirmed case, two (2) of an unknown source of infection, one (1) of  international travel, and four (4) are under investigation. There are currently 257 active cases ...

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APH has reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 & a low-risk public exposure

Algoma Public Health has reported thirty-two (32) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,327 – #1,358). Thirty-one cases are is Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and one (1) is in Central & East Algoma. Sixteen (16) are of close contact to a confirmed case, six (6) are of unknown, and nine (9) are under investigation. There are currently 271 active cases, with ten ...

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Algoma Public Health has reported fifteen (15) new cases of COVID-19

Last night (December 6th), Algoma Public Health reported fifteen (15) new cases of COVID-19. Twelve (12) – Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and three (3) – Central & East Algoma. There are currently 246 active cases in the Algoma District (SSM & Area, Central & East Algoma, and Elliot Lake & Area). There are no cases in North Algoma.

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APH Reports 30 New Cases in SSM & Area

Algoma Public Health is reporting thirty (30) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,282 – 1,311), all from Sault Ste. Marie & Area. Nine cases are of close contact of confirmed case, six are of an unknown source of infection, 2 are from international travel, and thirteen are under investigation. At this time there are 317 active cases in the Algoma District ...

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NOSM pushes forward with clear vision to improve access to northern health care ahead of proclamation

Following extensive in-person community consultations across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is reaffirming its pledge — and its mandate — to make health care better for the entire region. At the December 2, 2021 board meeting, Dr. Sarita Verma, NOSM Dean, President and CEO, provided feedback from consultations held with more than 1,000 Northern Ontarians over ...

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APH Reports nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19. Eighteen (18) from Sault Ste. Marie and area, and one (1) is from Elliot Lake and area. Seven (7) are close contacts of confirmed cases, Seven (7) have an unknown source of infection, and five (5) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are currently ...

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Ontario Accelerating Booster Eligibility to Adults Aged 50+

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to Ontarians aged 50 and over and additional high-risk individuals, providing an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Starting on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals aged 50 and over will be eligible to schedule their ...

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APH has reported thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported thirty-nine (39) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,151 – 1,189) in the Algoma District. Thirty-seven (37) are from Sault Ste. Marie and area, one (1) is from Central & East Algoma, and the remaining one (1) is from Elliot Lake and area. Twenty seven (27) are close contacts of confirmed cases, One (1) from international travel, ...

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APH reports 29 new cases of COVID-19, and 16th death

Algoma Public Health (APH) has reported that there are twenty-nine (29) new cases of COVID-19in the Algoma District. All cases are from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Seventeen (17) are close contacts of confirmed cases, three (3) have an unknown source of infection and nine (9) are still being investigated to determine their source of infection. There are 378 cases, ...

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