News Release: Ministry of Health Launches Online Portal for Individuals to Check COVID-19 Test Results
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 11:30 AM
NORTH BAY, ON - The province of Ontario has launched an online portal for individuals who have been tested for COVID-19 to access their test result. By offering the online portal individuals can look up their own test result in a secure way on their computer or mobile device.
With the introduction of the online test result portal, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) now only receives positive COVID-19 lab test results. The Health Unit will continue to contact and follow-up...
Posted on Tuesday, April 07, 2020 05:30 AM
NORTH BAY, ON – With Easter days away the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is reminding the public that physical distancing is still required. The Health Unit asks you to keep your Easter activities, egg hunts and family meals to individuals who live in your same home. The Health Unit strongly recommends connecting with family and friends in different ways such as over voice or video calls and not in person.
If you are a returning traveller from outside of Canada and fall under...
Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 06:30 AM
NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) wishes to emphasize the important legal directives by the Canadian government and recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Williams. Please keep the following in mind. These directives and recommendations are intended to keep you, your loved ones and others healthy.
Federal Mandatory Isolation: Emergency Order under the Quarantine Act (March 25, 2020)
- All persons entering Canada MUST isolate...
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 11:30 AM
NORTH BAY, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has evidence of community transmission of COVID-19 in our region. This means the virus is spreading within the community and is not linked to travel or a previously known individual who tested positive. The Health Unit’s first, and to-date only, individual who tested positive due to community transmission is in self-isolation and their close contacts have been contacted by the Health Unit’s Communicable Disease Control program.
Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:00 AM
NORTH BAY, ON - Two individuals from the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) region were repatriated from a cruise ship by the Canadian Government. The two individuals, a female and male both in their 70s, were transported to the Canadian Forces Base in Trenton on March 10. While in quarantine they developed symptoms and were isolated and tested positive for COVID-19. They are now recovering at home and will continue to isolate until 14 days after their symptoms started. The...