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Report your vaccinations to the Health Unit

The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) service can be used to keep you and your family's immunization records up-to-date. For more information about vaccine reporting and ICON, click here.

Flu season is here.

Make sure you and your loved ones are protected from influenza and get your free flu shot. For our clinic schedule and pharmacies offering the flu shot, more information about the flu, and information about our flu season Facebook contest click here.

Food recall warning for various brands of vegetable products

There has been a food recall warning issued for various brands of vegetable products due to Listeria. For more information, click here.

Northern Points Needle Exchange

The Northern Points Needle Exchange program helps prevent the spread of infections, protects the public by reducing the number of used needles discarded in public places, and does so much more in our community. For more information, click here.

Recall for President's Choice Chicken Nuggets

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President's Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Click here for more information.

Health Unit New Location

The Health Unit is moving to a new location. Click here to find out more.

2016 Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report is now available online.

World TB Day - March 24

#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.

Risk of Falling

Reduce your risk of falling on ice and snow. Do the Penguin Walk! Watch the video.

Calories Labelled on Menu Items

Calories are now labelled on menu items! Find more info here...

2017 New Year's Resolutions

Think small, realistic and measurable. Find healthy ideas here.

Healthy Holiday Season

10 tips for a delicious and healthy holiday season. Find out more here...

HIV Testing Drive

Dec 5, 2:00 pm, North Bay Indian Friendship Centre (980 Cassells St.) Find out more here...

Family Flu Vaccine Clinic in Parry Sound

Family Flu Vaccine Clinic in Parry Sound Nov. 26. Find out more here... 

Family Flu Vaccine Clinic in Parry Sound

Family Flu Vaccine Clinics in North Bay Nov 19 and Parry Sound Nov. 26. Find out more here... 

Head lice

Head lice is a nuisance!  Learn more about head lice.

Shingles Vaccine

The shingles vaccine is now free for seniors aged 65 to 70 years. Check out our Shingles page for more information.

Breast Cancer Screening

If you are in your early 50s, it's not too early to start thinking about breast cancer screening. Find out more...

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 17th is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
For more information visit homophobiaday.org.

Cervical Cancer Screening

With regular screening, cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable. Don't have family doctor? Call the health unit today to book your Pap test.

2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Annual Report has been released and presents the activities and finances for the Health Unit in 2015. For more popular topics, visit here.

Zika Virus

Find out about Zika virus on Public Health Ontario website.

Listeriosis Information

Learn more about Listeriosis and outbreaks in Ontario, at the PHO website.

Sexual Health Awareness Week

Find out if your relationship is healthy during Sexual Health Awareness Week.

Contract Awarded for Construction of New BuildingRendering of New Health Unit Building

The construction contract for the Health Unit's new building was awarded. Find out more.

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Inclusion matters. Leave no one behind.

Falls Prevention Month

Falls Prevention Month showcased the nine steps to prevent falls in seniors. Learn more about falls prevention.

Burk's Falls Water Sample Drop-offs

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.

Quit Smoking Workshops

STOP program helps smokers quit smoking. Workshops in Mattawa Sept. 29, North Bay Oct 6, and Sundridge Oct. 8. Find out more here...

Healthy School Lunch IdeasCollection of fruit and veggies

Start the school year off right with these great lunch ideas.

You can use these ideas for yourself as well as your children!

Recall for Frozen Uncooked Breaded Chicken

Food recall warning issued for no name and Compliments brands frozen uncooked breaded chicken products due to Salmonella.

Reminder of Changes to Smoke-Free Ontario Act

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.

Ontario Health Study

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.

Day Against Homophobia

Allies show their true colours. Help fight homophobia and transphobia during Day Against Homophobia and all year long.

Recall of Sliced Apple Products

Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. sliced apple products recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalled apple slices

Youth Volunteers!

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.

Heart Your Parts!

Learn more about "Heart Your Parts" during Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Awareness Week.

Investigation into Dunaj

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.

Price of Eating Well Report

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.

Food Charters Being Developed in North Bay and Parry Sound

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 ....


Enterovirus-D68 is a respiratory illness. Find out more. Info on Acute Flaccid Paralyisis (AFP) and EV-D68 testing,
surveillance and reporting is available here.


If your pet gets rabies, your family can contract it. Get your pet vaccinated. Find out more information here!


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