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Posted Monday, September 21, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – In response to the provincial daily positive cases of COVID-19 reaching over 400 late last week, the Premier has announced a provincial reduction in gatherings. Effective September 19, 2020, social gatherings and organized public events have been limited to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors. The new limits will not apply to events or gatherings held in staffed businesses and facilities where protocols and guidelines are in place, such as bars, restaurants, cinemas,... Read More...

Posted Friday, September 18, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – Effective this morning (September 18, 2020) at 12 a.m., Toronto, Peel and Ottawa regions have reduced gathering sizes to a maximum of 25 people outdoors and 10 people indoors. These restrictions come as the province is seeing a steady increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) region is still experiencing low levels of COVID-19 with testing rates above the provincial average and, at this time, will not be reducing...

Posted Monday, September 14, 2020

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON - Parents have a key role in supporting their children’s social and emotional development. The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit), in collaboration with community partners, are re-launching our 2020 Parenting Campaign and reminding parents to listen, respond and connect with your child, to help your child work through their emotions, and to let your child play. In order to be there for your child it is also important to make time to take... Read More...

Posted Thursday, September 10, 2020

PARRY SOUND, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is issuing a community notice of a confirmed case of COVID-19. This individual worked on September 5, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bay Street Café located at 22 Bay St. Parry Sound, while awaiting for COVID-19 test results.
The individual, who was tested and resides out of district, is an occasional staff member at Bay Street Café. Local contact tracing is underway by the Health Unit. Contact...

Posted Wednesday, September 09, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – When someone with symptoms is tested for COVID-19, or are isolating for 14 days, self-identified close contacts do not have to self-isolate. Individuals who self-identify as a close contact of someone showing symptoms are to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Self-monitoring includes completing the COVID-19 daily screening tool and watching for any symptoms of COVID-19. If you develop any symptoms of COVID-19, self-isolate immediately and get tested. Individuals who have... Read More...

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