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NWHU Youth eligible for Covid Vaccine.

Eligibility for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded. Anyone who meets the criteria belowshould book an appointment for their second dose, including those aged 12-17 years old. As Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) winds down their large-scale clinics, now is the time to get either your first or second dose of the vaccine. The…
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July 2, 2021 0

Press Release Town of Fort Frances, Ont

The Town of Fort Frances Emergency Management ControlGroup has been working to provide support & assistance with Naicatchewenin First Nationas they are experiencing a forest fire near their community and as a result have had toevacuate some of their community members to Fort Frances.The MNRF effective June 25th, 2021, has placed an implementation order:“All travel,…
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June 28, 2021 0

Thirteen Ontario Health Teams join “Rainy River District Ontario Health Team”

Rainy River District Ontario Health TeamFor immediate release Rainy River District Ontario Health Team (RRDOHT) is now official.Premier Doug Ford, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott, and Minister of Long Term Care Merrilee Fullerton made the announcement on November 18, 2020 approving 13 Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) across the province to “provide better,…
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December 2, 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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NWHU: Stay home after being tested for COVID-19

November 24, 2020 Stay home after being tested for COVID-19 Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) reminds the public to self-isolate after being tested for COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the virus. Anyone with symptoms is encouraged to gettested, but it is vital that they self-isolate by staying at home and away from others until they…
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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