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All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

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To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face of the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, the Ontario government is rapidly accelerating its booster dose rollout by expanding eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over, as well as shortening the interval to three months following an individual’s second ...

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Ontariennes âgés de 18 ans admissibles pourront recevoir leur dose de rappel à un intervalle de trois mois

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Afin de protéger les progrès de la province dans sa lutte contre la COVID-19 et de préserver la capacité des hôpitaux et des unités de soins intensifs de la province dans un contexte de propagation rapide du variant Omicron, le gouvernement de l’Ontario accélère le déploiement de la dose de rappel du vaccin en élargissant l’admissibilité à toutes les personnes ...

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APH reports 22 new COVID-19 Cases

Algoma Public Health reported twenty-two (22) new cases of COVID-19 (#1,530 – #1,552) last night (December 15). Twenty are in Sault Ste. Marie & Area, and two (2) are in Central & East Algoma. There are currently 260 active cases.

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Wind Warning (White River – Dubreuilville)

Strong southwesterly winds gusting to 90 km/h are expected today. The winds are being generated because of a Colorado Low that is moving through Ontario today bringing strong winds throughout most of northeastern and southern Ontario. Environment Canada warns that utility outages may occur. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be ...

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Wind Warning (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park)

Strong southwesterly winds gusting to 100 km/h are expected today. The winds are being generated because of a Colorado Low that is moving through Ontario today bringing strong winds throughout most of northeastern and southern Ontario. Environment Canada warns that utility outages may occur. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be ...

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Significant Rainfall Warning – Ended

Dec 16, 2021 at 06:30 At 5:28 this morning Environment Canada cancelled this warning. Dec 15, 2021 at 16:09   At 2 this afternoon the rainfall warning changed. A better timeline was offered, stating that the rain, heavy at times is expected to begin around midnight. The amount of rain has increased to a possible 25 to 35 mm before ...

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Area Road Conditions – Dec 16 at 06:18

Many school buses are cancelled in the Sudbury Area,  Mattawa area (all main and side roads are iced over), Temagami to Hearst, including Timmins. So if you have to travel in any of these areas be aware of changing road conditions and drive safely.   updated at: 5:28 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa ...

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Extension of Mandatory Measures Algoma-wide due to Threat of Omicron and Ongoing High COVID-19 Transmission

Due to ongoing extremely high COVID-19 activity in Algoma, especially in the municipality of Sault Ste. Marie, and increasingly in other Algoma communities, Algoma Public Health is taking further action to curb the spread of the virus, prevent severe illness and death in our communities, and protect health system capacity.   At this time, the Omicron variant of concern is ...

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Ladies Curling Standings – December 15

RANK WINS G.P. BUSSINEAU, Denise 1 6 6 McGREGOR, Stephanie 2 5 7 SPENCER, Diane 3 4 7 TAVELLA, Debbie 3 4 6 AMOS, Tracy 5 3 6 BONITZKE, Wendy 5 3 7 MATHIAS, Danette 5 3 7 RAINVILLE, Heather 5 3 6 BELISLE, Jacinda 9 1 6 PARSONS, Rochelle 10 0 6 Game Schedule for January 4th, 2022 Ice ...

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Between the Covers – December 15

New books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “World war C” by Sanjay Gupta, M.D., “2 Sisters Detective Agency” by James Patterson and Candice Fox, “Three Sisters” by Heather Morris, “The Butler” by Danielle Steel and “An Impossible Promise” by Jude Deveraux and Tara Sheets!   Staff Pick of the Week is “Hairpin Bridge” by Taylor Adams. (from book ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United – December 15

In-Person Worship Services will continue on December 19,  2021 at 11:00 a.m with the Fourth Sunday of Advent. All are Welcome. COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Dec. 19       The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be Celebrated. Dec.  24        Christmas Eve  – Worship at 7 p.m. Dec. 26         First Sunday after Christmas  –  No Worship    2022 Jan.  02       Second Sunday ...

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Morning News – December 15

Dec 15, 2021 at 07:56 Weather: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of drizzle this morning. Periods of drizzle and rain showers beginning early this afternoon. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. Fog patches developing this morning. Wind south 20 km/h. High 8. Tonight – Periods of drizzle changing to showers near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Fog patches. ...

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COVID-19 Outbreak Declared At GHC: Second Floor Surgery/Primary Care Department – 240 McNabb Street

Group Health Centre (GHC) is currently monitoring an outbreak of COVID-19 within the Second Floor Surgery/Primary Care Department at the 240 McNabb Street location. Algoma Public Health (APH) has identified 8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 connected to this outbreak. The Ministry of Health defines a COVID-19 outbreak as two or more laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases involving patients or staff within a ...

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Area Road Conditions – Dec 15 at 06:30

Local Area Road Conditions Note: Route 26 servicing St. Anne School (Spanish) will be cancelled today due to freezing rain.   updated at: 5:23 a.m. Primary Conditions Secondary Conditions Visibility Hwy 17 West/North 50km From Wawa to Paint Lake Rd, Wawa bare and dry bare and wet good 70km From Paint Lake Rd, Wawa to Mobert bare and dry good ...

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