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NWHU: Confirmed cases at Valard Work Camp

Confirmed COVID-19 cases at Valard work camp in Pickle LakeNorthwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has been investigating two cases of COVID-19 at the Valard Work camp in Pickle Lake. Based on the investigation, the situation meets the Ministry of Health’s criteria for a workplace outbreak as there are two confirmed cases within a 14 dayperiod that…
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December 11, 2020 0
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NWHU: Outbreak declared in Kenora

Released November 20, 2020 Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Benedickson Court, a senior housing complex in Kenora. An outbreak in a seniors housing complex with supports in housing is declared when one laboratoryconfirmed COVID-19 case is found in a resident or staff person. NWHU has been working closely with…
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November 24, 2020 0
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Stay in Northern Ontario, urges Northwestern Health Unit

Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) strongly advises that residents in the region avoid travelling to Manitoba unless it is essential. Community transmission of COVID-19 is happening within the province. Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, both the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg have changed their pandemic response levels and increased…
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November 3, 2020 0