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A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A daughter thanks RPNs who care for her Mom

A personal message to RPNs caring for our loved ones A Thunder Bay woman is thankful for the professional care provided to her mother in a long-term care facility. (File… 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 »

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

Northern College Practical Nursing program gets category-one approval

TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce that its Practical Nursing program has passed the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) program approval process, receiving a category one rating… Read more »

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 »

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