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New executive VP announced at Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute

New executive VP announced at Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute

  Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Valerie Grdisa as the new Executive Vice… Read more »

Northwestern Health Unit warning about needles beneath melting snow

Northwestern Health Unit warning about needles beneath melting snow

With spring weather quickly approaching, many workplaces, community groups and individuals will be taking steps to clean up outdoor spaces. The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) would like to remind the… Read more »

Flood cleanup and health notice from Sudbury Health Unit

Flood cleanup and health notice from Sudbury Health Unit

Flood prevention and cleanup: protect your property and your health Issued: Thursday, March 14, 2019 With warming weather conditions, localized flooding from meltwater and precipitation is a potential risk for… Read more »

Limits placed on marketing of prescription opioids

Limits placed on marketing of prescription opioids

Canada continues to experience an opioid crisis, which is having devastating effects on the health and lives of many Canadians, their families and their communities across the country, said a… Read more »

Northern College students work on healthy nutrition challenge

Northern College students work on healthy nutrition challenge

Northern College’s first year Early Childhood Education (ECE) students put their practical skills to the test during a two-day presentation fair in the Timmins Campus Northern College Atrium, said a… Read more »

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning: new potent substance circulating Friday, March 8, 2019: The Community Drug Strategy has received multiple reports of a new potent substance circulating in the community of Sudbury. While… Read more »

Thunder Bay District Health Unit expands the DineWise program

Thunder Bay District Health Unit expands the DineWise program

DineWise provides a grade system for following food safety regulations With the success of the DineWise food safety grade program in the City of Thunder Bay, the Thunder Bay District… Read more »

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Health unit study shows one in seven families cannot afford groceries One in seven households in the Nipissing and Parry Sound districts are food insecure, according to the North Bay… Read more »

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Sudbury company to cover tuition for 10 PSWs

Plan A Long Term Care Staffing & Recruitment will cover tuition cost for 10 students interested in taking the PSW program starting in January 2019 at St. Albert Adult Learning… Read more »

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Collège Boréal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury have teamed up for a first of its kind pilot project aiming at increasing the much-needed Personal Support Worker (PSW) capacity… Read more »

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