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Viruses pose rising risk for kids' health, hospital capacity: DeMille

Viruses pose rising risk for kids' health, hospital capacity: DeMille

Thunder Bay's medical officer of health says the combined pressure of flu, RSV, and COVID-19 has her about as concerned as she's been since the arrival of COVID-19.
Hospital bracing for flu, COVID-19 surges

Hospital bracing for flu, COVID-19 surges

Thunder Bay's regional hospital says it may have to return to strategies like delaying less urgent procedures and creating dedicated units as it eyes a resurgence of the flu and COVID-19 heading into winter.
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Chartwell Hilldale retirement home

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Chartwell Hilldale retirement home

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit says it is assessing the situation, and will take measures as needed
COVID-19 outbreak at Thunder Bay's hospital declared over

COVID-19 outbreak at Thunder Bay's hospital declared over

The regional hospital currently has 48 patients who have tested positive for the virus
COVID-19 risk on the rise, DeMille says

COVID-19 risk on the rise, DeMille says

Thunder Bay's medical officer of health, Dr. Janet DeMille, urges vaccination and masking amid early indications of a potential surge in COVID-19 infections.
COVID-19 death toll grows by one in Thunder Bay district

COVID-19 death toll grows by one in Thunder Bay district

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is also reporting an increase in test positivity rate, with seven-day average of 27.7 per cent as of Monday.
Pfizer bivalent vaccine is now available at CLE clinic

Pfizer bivalent vaccine is now available at CLE clinic

The vaccine can be administered at the CLE Coliseum clinic starting Tuesday
Facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak declared at Southbridge Pinewood

Facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak declared at Southbridge Pinewood

All sections of the 128-bed long-term care facility are now affected by the outbreak, with 18 residents and six staff members testing positive for COVID-19.
City seeks feedback from residents on its COVID-19 response

City seeks feedback from residents on its COVID-19 response

The city is conducting an internal review but is also asking residents to share their opinions
COVID outbreak declared at Chartwell Glacier Ridge

COVID outbreak declared at Chartwell Glacier Ridge

TBDHU reports 10 active COVID outbreaks in high-risk settings across the district.
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