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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 »

Awards for Northwestern Health Unit announced

Awards for Northwestern Health Unit announced

As awards continue to roll in for the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) and their staff, it’s time again to make room in the trophy case, said a news release from… Read more »

Sudbury health unit renews opioid overdose warning

Sudbury health unit renews opioid overdose warning

The Community Drug Strategy has received a report of a higher number of suspected opioid overdoses in Sudbury, said a news release from Public Health Sudbury and Districts. While we cannot confirm… Read more »

Forest fire smoke impacting air quality in Northwestern Ontario

Forest fire smoke impacting air quality in Northwestern Ontario

Due to a number of forest fires in the region, some communities in Northwestern Ontario are experiencing smoke in the air. An air quality advisory has been issued today for… Read more »

Health Unit merger plan called dangerous

Health Unit merger plan called dangerous

NDP health critic and Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas said Ontaro Premier Doug Ford’s plans to cut the number of northern public health units to just two — down from nine — is dangerous… Read more »

Feds providing access to new opioid treatments

Feds providing access to new opioid treatments

TORONTO- May 15, 2019 – The opioid crisis continues to be one of the most serious public health issues in Canada’s recent history. Tragically, between January 2016 and September 2018,… Read more »

Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

As the snow melts and the warm weather returns, so does the risk of contact with a blacklegged tick. Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding you to protect yourself… Read more »

Ontario spending more on mental health and addicitons

Ontario spending more on mental health and addicitons

Ontario’s mental health care system is disconnected, making it difficult for patients and families to get the care and services they need. This leaves many vulnerable Ontarians to navigate a… Read more »

Health Canada invests $4.5M in palliative care programs

Health Canada invests $4.5M in palliative care programs

Canadians deserve to live out their lives in comfort and with dignity. They should also have access to care that is appropriate to their needs and that respects their wishes…. Read more »

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