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Ramping Down in Response to the Omicron Fuelled 5th Wave

As Omicron continues to drive the fifth wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ontario, and in response to Directive 2, the Lady Dunn Health Centre has ramped down on all non-urgent activities.   Visitation Restricted visitation continues to be in effect. All Long Term Care and Acute Care residents and patients have designated caregivers in place; general visitors do not ...

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APH – Stats of January 13th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There are 6 new cases in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 13th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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SE OPP – Suspended Wawa Resident Charged after traffic stop

SE OPP Wawa

On January 13, 2021 at approximately 12:51 a.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Mackey Street in Wawa. Investigation revealed that the driver’s licence was suspended. As a result, Taylor BOTHAM, 28 years-of-age, of Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following: Driving while under ...

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Morning News – January 14

January 14, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light early this afternoon. High minus 22. Wind chill minus 43 this morning and minus 30 this afternoon. Frostbite in minutes. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 32. Wind chill minus 32 this evening and minus 41 ...

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Extreme Cold continues to blanket Northern Ontario

5:01 AM EST Friday 14 January 2022 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A period of very cold wind chills is expected. What: Wind chill values near minus 40. When: This morning. Similar conditions are expected for many areas tonight into Saturday morning as well. Discussion: Temperatures near or below minus 30 ...

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Extreme Cold Warning Blankets most of Northern Ontario

10:43 AM EST Thursday 13 January 2022 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A period of very cold wind chills is expected. What: Wind chill values near minus 40. When: Tonight into Friday morning. Similar conditions are expected for many areas Friday night into Saturday morning as well. Discussion: Bitterly cold arctic ...

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APH – Stats of January 12th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There are 6 new cases in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 12th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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Morning News – January 13

January 13, 2022 at 07:56 Weather: Today – Periods of light snow ending this afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming north 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 17 this morning and minus 25 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind ...

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Ontario Launching School-based Vaccine Clinics, Expanded Rapid Antigen Testing and High-Quality Masks for Staff & Students

With elementary and high school students returning to in-person learning on January 17, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, was joined by Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to announce the launch of school-based vaccine clinics for youth and staff, along with a significant deployment of rapid antigen tests. These new measures build on the province providing millions ...

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L’Ontario lance des cliniques de vaccination en milieu scolaire, des tests antigéniques rapides étendus et des masques de haute qualité pour le personnel et les étudiants

Compte tenu de la reprise de l’apprentissage en personne à partir du 17 janvier pour les élèves du palier élémentaire et secondaire, le ministre de l’Éducation Stephen Lecce, accompagné du médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario, le Dr Kieran Moore, a annoncé la mise en place de centres de vaccination dans les écoles pour les jeunes et le personnel, ainsi ...

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LDHCF Catch the Ace – Week 29 Winner is…

Jan 12, 2022 at 13:21 Congratulations to Kathryn Miller, winner of Week 29 of the Foundation’s Catch the Ace Lottery! The envelope (#41) that Kathryn selected contained the Five of Hearts, winning $887. The progressive pot next week is estimated at $17,760. Monies from the Catch the Ace are used to enhance health care services at the Lady Dunn Health ...

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The Northern Neighbours welcome Manday Larouche NP to the team

The Northern Neighbours Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic invite you to join us in welcoming Manday Larouche NP to our team. Mandy has been a familiar face in our clinic for the past year as a NP student and then as one of our clinic RNs for the past 4 months. She has five years experience as an RN, working primarily at ...

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Manitou Gold Initiates Winter Drilling Program on Baltimore Deformation Zone

Manitou Gold Inc. will begin the drilling of key targets on the Baltimore deformation zone grid, and on additional assay results from drill holes at the recently discovered Bald Eagle gold zone in the next week. “Our winter drill program, which is set to commence in the coming week, will test the most attractive gold targets recognized at the Goudreau ...

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APH – Report of January 11th

Algoma Public Health has changed the way they present statistics of COVID-19. Below are the stats as published on the APH website. There are 3 new cases in the North Algoma Area (Dubreuilville, Michipicoten First Nation, Missinabie Cree First Nation, Wawa, White River). January 11th, 2022 Current Previous Change from previous report evidence of community spread recent cases Confirmed cases ...

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Between the Covers – January 12

New Books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “Talking to Canadians” by Rick Mercer, “Game On Tempting Twenty-Eight” by Janet Evanovich, “The Collective” by Alison Gaylin, “The Stranger in the Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom and “The Book of Magic” by Alice Hoffman. New Movies on the shelf this week are “Funny Girl” starring Barbra Streisand, “Those Who Want ...

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