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North Bay hospital asks suspected COVID-19 patients to check in with health unit

North Bay hospital asks suspected COVID-19 patients to check in with health unit

Visitors asked to postpone visits to NBRHC if they are unwell [NORTH BAY, ON] – The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) is closely monitoring the spread of the novel… Read more »

No need to visit long term care homes

No need to visit long term care homes

March 12, 2020 Public Service Announcement: Restricted Visitor Access to Long-Term Care Homes NORTH BAY, ON – People of all ages can be affected by COVID-19, however, older people and… Read more »

COVID-19 updater

COVID-19 updater

Issued: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Today, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe, Medical Officer of Health with Public Health Sudbury & Districts confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in the Sudbury and… Read more »

Coronovirus risk to Ontarians is low says health minister

Coronovirus risk to Ontarians is low says health minister

Ontario’s Public Health System Keeping the Public Safe TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement on Ontario’s preparedness for the new coronavirus… Read more »

App developed in Sudbury to connect Indigenous kids to health services is going national

App developed in Sudbury to connect Indigenous kids to health services is going national

Health tool developed by Wikwemikong health centre and Laurentian University going Canada-wide thanks to $1.5M federal grant By Heidi Ulrichsen A tool developed in the Manitoulin Island community of Wikwemikong to… Read more »

Another case of Hepatitis-A reported in Sudbury

Another case of Hepatitis-A reported in Sudbury

In the wake of a second reported case of hepatitis A involving a food handler, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is extending its community notice to customers of the Real Canadian Superstore,… Read more »

Public health warning about deli meat from Sudbury’s Real Canadian Superstore UPDATED

Public health warning about deli meat from Sudbury’s Real Canadian Superstore UPDATED

Concern involves possibility of Hepatitis-A infection Update: Free vaccination clinics are being held at Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ main office at 1300 Paris Street in Sudbury. Drop-in (no appointment… Read more »

North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

NBRHC is one of a dozen hospitals in Canada and 88 hospitals in North America and beyond to be honoured for quality of surgery outcomes The North Bay Regional Health Centre… Read more »

Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Sudbury physician explains the benefits of cannabis for pain management

Cannabis can be better than opioids for pain management A Sudbury physician has said that cannabis might be one of the best things he has ever prescribed for his patients… Read more »

Doing well together: Promoting Bioethics in Northern Ontario

Doing well together: Promoting Bioethics in Northern Ontario

Saturday is UNESCO World Bioethics Day By Ryan Tonkens Bioethics is the study of how we should (“ought to”) act in the context of the medical, biological and life sciences…. Read more »

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