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L’Ontario retourne temporairement à la deuxième étape modifiée de son Plan d’action

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En réaction à l’augmentation alarmante du nombre d’hospitalisations liées à la COVID-19, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, fait passer temporairement la province à la deuxième étape de son Plan d’action pour le déconfinement en y apportant certaines modifications afin de tenir compte des efforts de vaccination fructueux de la province. Ces mesures temporaires ...

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APH Reports 97 new cases of COVID-19

Last night, December 31st, 2021, Algoma Public Health reported 97 new cases of COVID-19: 72 – Sault Ste. Marie & Area 14 – Central & East Algoma 4 – Elliot Lake & Area 7 – North Algoma North Algoma includes: Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, and White River. There are currently 480 active cases, 1,655 resolved ...

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APH Reports 116 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health reported 116 new cases of COVID-19 on December 30th: 104 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 7 – Central & East Algoma 5 – Elliot Lake & Area There are currently 402 active cases with 3 hospitalized. APH also stated, “It is with great sadness that today we are reporting the region’s 20th death related to COVID-19. ...

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Ontario Updating Public Health Measures and Guidance in Response to Omicron

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In response to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further action to provide additional protection to high-risk settings, and continue to safeguard hospitals and ICU capacity as the province continues to rapidly accelerate its booster dose rollout. Based on the latest evidence and Ontario’s high rate of ...

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L’Ontario met à jour ses mesures et ses directives de santé publique en réponse au variant Omicron

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En réponse au variant Omicron hautement transmissible, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend des mesures supplémentaires pour assurer une protection accrue aux lieux à risque élevé et pour préserver la capacité des hôpitaux et des unités de soins intensifs de la province alors qu’il continue d’accélérer rapidement le déploiement de la dose de ...

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APH reports 64 new cases of COVID-19

APH has reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District 58 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 3 – Central & East Algoma 1 – Elliot Lake & Area 2 – North Algoma (5 cases) There are currently 307 (up 43 from yesterday) active cases in the Algoma District, with five in North Algoma.  There have been 22 ...

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Visitor Access at the LDHC as Omicron Becomes the Dominant Strain of COVID-19 in Ontario

New visitor restrictions are coming to Lady Dunn Health Centre. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the safety of our patients, residents, families and staff remain a top priority for the Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC). Effective December 30, 2021, we will be implementing the following new visitor restrictions: Acute Care (Stable Adult) including Alternate Level of Care/Respite: Two ...

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APH reports 40 new cases of COVID-19

APH has reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District 31 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 5 – Central & East Algoma 2 – Elliot Lake & Area 2 – North Algoma (3 cases) There are currently 264 active cases in the Algoma District), with three in North Algoma. North Algoma includes: Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie ...

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L’Ontario prend d’autres mesures pour assurer la sécurité des résidents des établissements de soins de longue durée

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Compte tenu de l’évolution de la situation due au variant Omicron, le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend d’autres mesures pour protéger la santé et la sécurité des résidents, du personnel et des fournisseurs de soins des foyers de soins de longue durée. Les mesures temporaires suivantes entreront en vigueur dans les foyers de ...

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Ontario Taking Further Action to Keep Long-Term Care Residents Safe

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In response to the evolving Omicron situation, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further actions to protect the health and safety of residents, staff and caregivers in long-term care homes. The following temporary measures at long-term care homes will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021: Access to ...

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APH has reported 100 new cases of COVID-19 from Dec 24-27

Algoma Public Health has reported that from December 24 – 27, 2021, 100 new cases of COVID-19 were reported. The cases are from the following areas in the Algoma District: 81 – Sault Ste. Marie & area 13 – Central & East Algoma 5 – Elliot Lake & Area 1 – North Algoma There are currently 252 active cases in ...

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APH – Changes to Case and Contact Management Processes

Effective today, Thursday, December 23, 2021, Algoma Public Health (APH) is implementing changes to case and contact management processes to respond to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and to redirect resources to COVID-19 immunization. These modifications are consistent with provincial changes being made to respond to the Omicron variant and surging cases in Ontario. Omicron is highly transmissible and has ...

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APH Reports 41 new cases of COVID-19

Algoma Public Health has reported that there are forty-one (41) new cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District; thirty-six (36) are from Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and five (5) are from Central and East Algoma. There are currently 248 active cases. Algoma Public Health states, “We will not be reporting cases over the holiday weekend.”

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Ontario Extending Call to Arms to Businesses, Volunteers and Retired Health Professionals

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As the province continues to urgently scale up its capacity to administer vaccines, the Ontario government is extending its call to arms to businesses, volunteers and retired health professionals to help further boost capacity and get more boosters into arms sooner. “Our best defence against the highly transmissible Omicron variant is a lightning-fast offence,” said Premier Doug Ford. “In a ...

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L’Ontario lance un appel aux entreprises, aux bénévoles et aux professionnels de la santé à la retraite

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Alors que la province continue d’accroître de toute urgence sa capacité à administrer des vaccins, le gouvernement de l’Ontario lance un appel aux entreprises, aux bénévoles et aux professionnels de la santé à la retraite pour renforcer sa capacité afin d’administrer le plus de doses de rappel possible. « Notre meilleure défense contre le variant Omicron hautement transmissible est de ...

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