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Posted Friday, August 17, 2018

CALLANDER, ON – The Health Unit would like to advise the public that a harmful algae bloom has been found in Callander Bay on Lake Nipissing.  Callander Bay is located on the east end of Lake Nipissing.
Because of the harmful algae bloom, follow these safety measures:
Do not use the water to drink if you’re a private homeowners who draws lake water near the affected area. It is safe to drink municipal water. The Callander municipal drinking water plant...
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Posted Thursday, August 16, 2018

NORTH BAY, ON– The Health Unit would like to advise the public that blue-green algae has been found in the following lakes:
Rankin Lake (east area), Township of Seguin
Pickerel Lake (south area), Township of Armour
Three...
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Posted Monday, August 13, 2018

BONFIELD, ON – The Health Unit would like to advise the public that blue-green algae has been found in Lake Nosbonsing. The geographic location of the algae is 46.2239808, -79.1646094. Because of the blue-green algae, immediately follow these safety measures:
Do not use the water. This includes: drinking, cooking, bathing, brushing teeth, and water sports. Note: Using a private water system or boiling the water will NOT destroy the toxins.
Do not swim where...
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Posted Friday, July 27, 2018

NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release: July 27, 2018
SMOKE AFFECTS AIR QUALITY IN NIPISSING DISTRICTNORTH BAY, ON – As smoke continues to affect the air quality in North Bay and surrounding areas, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (“Health Unit”) is reminding people to protect themselves should they encounter air pollutants such as forest fire smoke.  
“Poor air quality can cause health problems and can be particularly harmful...
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Posted Monday, July 23, 2018

TOWNSHIP OF POITRAS – The Health Unit would like to advise the public that blue-green algae has been found in the Ottawa River near the village of Thorne, Ontario. The geographic location of the algae is N 46.72267, E -79.11362. The blue-green algae bloom does not affect the drinking water in Thorne, as the municipal water is taken from a different river. 
Because of the blue-green algae, immediately follow these safety measures:
Do not use the water. This includes:...
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