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Posted Monday, March 08, 2021

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – Today, the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) announced a weekly virtual press conference where a team of public health experts will be available to answer questions and provide the latest pandemic response information, especially as the vaccine rollout progresses. The Health Unit will also launch a bi-weekly municipal leaders meeting which will convene regularly to consult and coordinate with key community leaders on the pandemic response.
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Posted Friday, March 05, 2021

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – Today the Government of Ontario confirmed the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) will be moving to the Red – Control level of the provincial’s COVID-19 Response Framework (Colour-Coded) as of March 8, 2021. The Health Unit had been effectively shutdown and under a Stay-At-Home Order since December 26, 2020, and had remained under such an order recently as the result of the recent presence of COVID-19 Variants of Concern... Read More...

Posted Friday, March 05, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is pleased to declare the COVID-19 Outbreak at Cassellholme over. Together, the Heath Unit and Cassellholme staff and management, worked diligently to manage the outbreak and ensure safety of the Cassellholme residents, staff and essential visitors.
The outbreak was declared as 12 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, however none of these individuals were residents. One individual received a preliminary positive...
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Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2021

PARRY SOUND, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has received lab confirmation that two individuals in the district of Parry Sound have tested positive for the COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC) originating from United Kingdom (UK). The individuals had previously received a preliminary positive result for a COVID-19 VOC, with their exposure being community spread meaning the individuals did not know where they caught the virus.
“We now have confirmation...
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Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2021

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) wishes to remind the public of the Ontario Ministry of Health’s updated guidelines for self-isolation, even if you only have one symptom of COVID-19. The updates are in response to the evolving situation related to COVID-19 Variants of Concern (VOCs) across the province.
The provincial guidelines now require that symptomatic individuals isolate at home until:
they receive...
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