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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 »

WARNING: Blue – green algae discovered in Sudbury lake

WARNING: Blue – green algae discovered in Sudbury lake

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has advised Public Health Sudbury & Districts that results from samples taken July 2, 2019, from Long Lake are positive for blue-green algae… Read more »

A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A personal message to RPNs caring for our loved ones A Thunder Bay woman is thankful for the professional care provided to her mother in a long-term care facility. (File… Read more »

Hot weather health advice from Sudbury health unit

Hot weather health advice from Sudbury health unit

As hot, humid weather arrives, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding the public that anyone can experience heat exhaustion and heat stroke. People who are most at risk include… Read more »

Sudbury will investigate supervised safe drug sites

Sudbury will investigate supervised safe drug sites

Sudbury’s Community Drug Strategy (CDS) is launching a study to explore if supervised consumption services could help address some of the drug issues in Greater Sudbury, said a news release… Read more »

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce that its Practical Nursing program has passed the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) program approval process, receiving a category one rating… Read more »

Minister of Health comments on World Blood Donor Day

Minister of Health comments on World Blood Donor Day

Call for more blood donors in Canada Today — June 14, 2019 —  is World Blood Donor Day — an opportunity to thank those who give blood and to recognize that… Read more »

More cases of whooping cough reported in the North

More cases of whooping cough reported in the North

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is responding to increased reports of pertussis infections (whooping cough) in its service area of Greater Sudbury and Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. A total of 12 cases… Read more »

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