News Release - Local Data Shows Healthy Food Out of Reach for Many in our Community
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2018 08:30 AM
According to the 2017 Cost of Healthy Eating Report, it costs a local family of four $879 a month to eat a basic healthy diet. For those living with low incomes, there may not be enough money left at the end of the month to get by after paying for rent and food, let alone the other costs of living such as heat, hydro, transportation, telephone, and child care.
“When you don’t have enough money to buy food it impacts your health and well-being,” says Erin Reyce, Public Health Dietitian at the Health...
Infant, Child and Youth Vaccine Clinics Taking Place Throughout March
Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 03:15 PM
NORTH BAY, ON – Throughout the month of March, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) will focus its vaccine clinics on people six months to 18 years of age, who are due to receive their routine vaccines and those who would like their COVID-19 vaccines.Infant and Child COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
The Health Unit will be offering infant and child-focused COVID-19 vaccine clinics for people six months to four years old. These clinics are designed with an emphasis on...
National Kids and Vaccines Day!
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 09:15 AM
NORTH BAY, ON – On this National Kids and Vaccines Day, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is announcing new opportunities to get your children up-to-date on their routine vaccinations. This March, the Health Unit will hold clinics in North Bay and Parry Sound for individuals four to 18 years of age who are eligible for any routine vaccines, including: Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis; MMR; Varicella; Meningococcal; Hepatitis B; HPV (exclusions apply);...
Communiqué de presse : Le Bureau de santé déclare une éclosion de COVID-19 à la prison de North Bay
Posted on Sunday, June 13, 2021 01:45 PM
Le Bureau de santé du district de North Bay-Parry Sound (Bureau de santé) a déclaré une éclosion de nature respiratoire causée par la COVID-19 à la prison de North Bay, dans le corridor 3. Le Bureau de santé travaille avec la prison de North Bay, le ministère du Solliciteur général et le Centre d’évaluation de la COVID-19 du Centre régional de santé de North Bay pour soutenir l’application des protocoles nécessaires, dont les tests, les mesures de prévention et la gestion des cas et des contacts....
Public Service Announcement: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for Highest Risk Individuals with Health Conditions and their Essential Caregiver
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 03:30 PM
NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has begun booking COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Highest Risk Individuals with health conditions and their essential caregivers. Individuals in this group who are 18 years of age and older and have a letter of confirmation from the health care provider treating them for the highest risk condition can book an appointment by calling the Health Unit at 1-800-563-2808, or by phoning the provincial booking...