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Ontario Taking Further Action to Protect Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further action to protect the health and safety of residents, staff and caregivers in long-term care and retirement homes from COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. These temporary measures will help reduce the risk of transmission during the winter months and protect the progress the province has ...

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L’Ontario prend de nouvelles mesures pour protéger les foyers de soins de longue durée et les maisons de retraite

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend des mesures supplémentaires pour protéger la santé et la sécurité des résidents, du personnel et des soignants des foyers de soins de longue durée et des maisons de retraite contre la COVID-19 et le variant Omicron. Ces mesures temporaires contribueront à réduire le risque de transmission pendant ...

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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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