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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 »

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 »

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario Medical Journal Whether they know it or not, dozens of Northern Ontario heart patients have something special in common with Mick Jagger, the world famous… 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 »

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