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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 »

Provincial plans to reduce the impact of flooding

Provincial plans to reduce the impact of flooding

Today in the Legislature, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government’s commitment to improving the province’s resilience to flooding, said a statement from the Premier’s office on May 13, 2019…. Read more »

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

With the number of animal rabies cases in Southern Ontario still exceeding the norm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding everyone to be diligent because infected animals could move… Read more »

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

The seven public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation reports over the next two years with funding support from… Read more »

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

The release of information on medical assistance in dying helps Canadians understand how the legislation is being implemented across the country. The federal government recognizes that public reporting in this… Read more »

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Following an enthusiastic response of more than 80 nominees interested in lending their expertise in the field of women’s health, Canada’s Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor is pleased to… Read more »

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 »

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