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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) would like to remind the public that beaches were not closed. The Health Unit has issued advisories for harmful blue-green algae; however, it is safe to swim in the area when the bloom is not present. Harmful blue-green algae advisories do not close the beach, but rather advise swimmers that they need to take caution in the area.
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Posted Thursday, July 11, 2019

TOWNSHIP OF BONFIELD AND TOWNSHIP OF NIPISSING – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) would like to advise the public that a harmful algae bloom (cyanobacteria), also known as blue-green algae, has been found in Talon Lake (McCool Bay, Township of Bonfield) and McQuaby Lake (Township of Nipissing). Species of the algae capable of producing toxins were confirmed by the laboratory of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks. The toxins in harmful algae... Read More...

Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2019

For immediate release: July 10, 2019
BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN LAKE NIPISSING IN PATTERSON AND NIPISSING TOWNSHIPSPATTERSON AND NIPISSING TOWNSHIPS – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) would like to advise the public that a harmful algae bloom (cyanobacteria), also known as blue-green algae, has been found in Lake Nipissing (Campbell’s Bay in Patterson Township and Simpson’s Bay in Nipissing Township). Species of the algae capable of producing...
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Posted Thursday, July 04, 2019

For immediate release: July 4, 2019
BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN LAKE NIPISSINGNORTH BAY and CALLANDER – The Health Unit would like to advise the public that a harmful algae bloom (cyanobacteria), also known as blue-green algae, has been found in Lake Nipissing (Marathon Beach in North Bay & Centennial Park Beach Callander). Species of the algae capable of producing toxins were confirmed by the laboratory of the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks.  The toxins...
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Posted Wednesday, July 03, 2019

For immediate release: July 3, 2019
Deadly Opioid Carfentanil Circulating In OntarioThe Health Unit is warning the public that the deadly opioid carfentanil is circulating across Ontario. The Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario has informed Public Health Units of a recent increase in the presence of carfentanil within the province. Preliminary mortality data from the Chief Coroner for Ontario, has also shown an increase in carfentanil-related deaths in the...
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