#WorldTBDay - On this day in 1882, Dr. Koch announced his discovery of the bacteria that causes Tuberculosis.
5/10 men and 7/10 women infected with Chlamydia don't have any symptoms. Book your appointment to know for sure!
The Health Unit has been notified by the Department of National Defence (DND) that Perfluoralkylated substances (PFAS) have been detected in the City of North Bay...Learn more.
Reduce your risk of falling on ice and snow. Do the Penguin Walk! Watch the video.
Calories are now labelled on menu items! Find more info here...
Think small, realistic and measurable. Find healthy ideas here.
10 tips for a delicious and healthy holiday season. Find out more here...
Dec 5, 2:00 pm, North Bay Indian Friendship Centre (980 Cassells St.) Find out more here...
Family Flu Vaccine Clinic in Parry Sound Nov. 26. Find out more here...
Family Flu Vaccine Clinics in North Bay Nov 19 and Parry Sound Nov. 26. Find out more here...
Head lice is a nuisance! Learn more about head lice.
The shingles vaccine is now free for seniors aged 65 to 70 years. Check out our Shingles page for more information.
If you are in your early 50s, it's not too early to start thinking about breast cancer screening. Find out more...
May 17th is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
For more information visit homophobiaday.org.
With regular screening, cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable. Don't have family doctor? Call the health unit today to book your Pap test.
Find out about Zika virus on Public Health Ontario website.
Learn more about Listeriosis and outbreaks in Ontario, at the PHO website.
Find out if your relationship is healthy during Sexual Health Awareness Week.
The construction contract for the Health Unit's new building was awarded. Find out more.
December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Inclusion matters. Leave no one behind.
Falls Prevention Month showcased the nine steps to prevent falls in seniors. Learn more about falls prevention.
Drop-off time for drinking water samples to Burk's Falls office is 12 noon, effective Oct. 13. Find out more on time change here.
STOP program helps smokers quit smoking. Workshops in Mattawa Sept. 29, North Bay Oct 6, and Sundridge Oct. 8. Find out more here...
Start the school year off right with these great lunch ideas.
You can use these ideas for yourself as well as your children!
Food recall warning issued for no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products due to Salmonella.
Just a reminder that smoking is no longer allowed at publicly owned outdoor sports fields. Find out all the details here. And you can no longer smoke or hold lighted tobacco on patios of restaurants, bars and mobile food vendors.
The Ontario Health Study is looking for participants in a long-term health study. You can take part by booking an appointment at the Study Centre in North Bay on June 18. More information about the North Bay Study Centre is available in the North Bay Health Study News Release. You can also find out more about the Ontario Health Study here.
Allies show their true colours. Help fight homophobia and transphobia during Day Against Homophobia and all year long.
Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. sliced apple products recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Why is public health concerned about selling beer in grocery stores? Listen to our interview on CBC radio.
You(th) impact health! We have great opportunities waiting. Apply for a volunteer position now!
Measles is highly contagious. Is your measles immunization up to date? Learn more about measles.
Learn more about "Heart Your Parts" during Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Awareness Week.
Find more answers about the investigation of Dunaj, the dog, with links to FAQ and media releases.
There have been no cases of Ebola in Canada and the risk remains low. Protect your health with good infection control habits. Get more info about Ebola here.
The cost of healthy eating is a struggle for many in our district. You can read the rest of the Price of Eating Well Report on our Food Security webpage.
A Food Charter will help define what North Bay and Parry Sound want their local or regional food system to look like - from field to table. Learn more ....
If your pet gets rabies, your family can contract it. Get your pet vaccinated. Find out more information here!