Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 12:00 PM
NORTH BAY, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is issuing a public notice of the risk of infection for individuals who received a piercing at Northern Tattoo Ink North Bay, also known as Northern Custom Tattoo Piercing, located at 68 Lakeshore Dr., North Bay, ON, between June 30, 2021 and November 30, 2023. This notice is not directed to individuals who only received tattoos from this facility.
The Health Unit has identified improper sterilization of...
Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 09:00 AM
NORTH BAY, ON - Whether you’re travelling to visit family and friends, staying local or planning a New Year’s Eve party with all the special people in your life, the holidays are prime time for respiratory viruses like COVID-19, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
“We typically see an increase in respiratory illnesses leading up to, and following the winter holidays,” explains Dr. Carol Zimbalatti, Medical Officer of Health for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit...
Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 09:15 AM
NORTH BAY, ON – As social gatherings and sports activities ramp up, don’t get FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) due to having COVID-19 or the flu. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is urging everyone six months of age and older to roll up their sleeves and get their annual flu vaccine and fall COVID-19 vaccine to help ensure a healthy and safe respiratory season.
The COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot are free and can conveniently and safely be received at the same...
Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 09:15 AM
NORTH BAY, ON — The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is kicking off National Breastfeeding Week by placing life sized cutouts of a breastfeeding parent and baby in businesses throughout the Nipissing and Parry Sound districts. This year's focus is to support breastfeeding in the workplace, aligning with the theme: Enabling Breastfeeding, Making a Difference for Working Parents.
Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society recommend breastfeeding up to two...
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 09:06 AM
NORTH BAY, ON – The fall flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine campaign is ramping up for another respiratory season. Health units will be first to offer both vaccines to high-risk individuals this October, followed by participating pharmacies and primary care providers. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has released their community clinic schedule for individuals who are in a high-risk category:
- Residents and staff of congregate living settings
- Pregnant individuals