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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 »

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 »

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 »

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