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Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Porcupine Health Unit and Timmins Police voice concern about opioid overdoses

Timmins Police Service and the Porcupine Health Unit have issued a joint statement of concern about the possibility of significantly dangerous opioid drugs in the community. Specifically, the concern is… Read more »

Temiskaming Hospital and Platinum Patient Transfer sign a service contract

Temiskaming Hospital and Platinum Patient Transfer sign a service contract

New plan for transporting non-urgent patients TEMISKAMING SHORES –  Temiskaming Hospital is taking several steps to address overcrowding at the hospital, one of which is addressing patient transportation issues said… Read more »

Federal government moving toward national drug plan

Federal government moving toward national drug plan

The federal government has announced the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations. The most significant reforms to the regulations since their introduction in 1987, these amendments will give the Patented… Read more »

Public health warnings about Sudbury beaches

Public health warnings about Sudbury beaches

Swimming advisories have been issued to the following beaches: Amphitheatre Beach – Bell Park, Greater Sudbury Moonlight Beach, Greater Sudbury As a result of routine water samples exceeding the acceptable bacteriological water… Read more »

Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

Public health Sudbury urging child vaccines now

With the 2019 school year soon to be upon us, Public Health Sudbury & Districts would like to remind parents that now is the time to make sure that student… Read more »

Cambrian EMS grads achieve 100 per cent pass rate – AGAIN!

Cambrian EMS grads achieve 100 per cent pass rate – AGAIN!

Cambrian College is calling it “a remarkable winning streak by any measure.” For the 15th year in a row, the graduating class of Cambrian’s Paramedic Program received a 100 per… Read more »

Working to re-open the service hub in Kenora

Working to re-open the service hub in Kenora

Northwestern Health Unit is committed to working with partners towards re-opening the Service Hub Shelter in Kenora Despite good intentions, the temporary closure of the service hub shelter in Kenora… Read more »

Heat Warnings issued for Friday July 19

Heat Warnings issued for Friday July 19

Special heat warnings have been issued by Public Health Sudbury and Districts Greater Sudbury and vicinity Markstay-Warren, St. Charles West-Nipissing, French River With hot, humid weather in the forecast for… Read more »

New chief of ambulance EMS services in Sault District

New chief of ambulance EMS services in Sault District

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB) has appointed Robert Rushworth as its first Chief of Land Ambulance Emergency Medical Services (EMS). In May of this… Read more »

Health Canada regulations will require hospitals to report serious adverse reactions to drugs and devices

Health Canada regulations will require hospitals to report serious adverse reactions to drugs and devices

Health Canada regulations are being changed to require hospitals to report on serious adverse reactions from drugs and medical devices. Drugs and medical devices are an important part of Canada’s… Read more »

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