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Posted Monday, January 18, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is requiring all Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs’ (OFSC) trails and trails utilizing Crown Land in the Health Unit district to close effective January 21, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. for the duration of the Stay-at-Home Order and will be reassessed at such time. This closure is done under the Medical Officer of Health’s ability to increase restrictions within their district.
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Posted Thursday, January 14, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON - The Ministry of Health has announced that vaccination of residents, staff and essential caregivers of long-term care homes has begun in many parts of the province, with the goal of having the first dose administered in all homes no later than February 15, 2021. Due to a limited supply of vaccines, areas of the province that have been impacted the most by COVID-19 have received the initial doses.
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has not received...
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Posted Thursday, January 14, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is requiring all outdoor public ice rinks, tobogganing hills and skating trails on public property across the district to be closed, effective January 14, 2021. This closure is done under the Medical Officer of Health’s ability to increase restrictions within their district.
In accordance with the provisions of the Emergency Management and Civil Protections Act, and the Regulations thereunder, specifically...
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Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) is confirming that two members of the White Woods school community tested positive for COVID-19 last week while schools were closed and students were online learning. There is no risk to the White Woods school community and the individuals are self-isolating at home.
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Media Inquiries:Alex McDermid, Public Relations Specialist P: 705-474-1400, ext. 5221 or...
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Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2021

NORTH BAY, ON - The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has declared a respiratory outbreak at Eastholme Home for the Aged - the causative agent is COVID-19. Aligning with the Ministry of Health guidelines for an outbreak in a long-term care home, a COVID-19 outbreak is declared with a single laboratory-confirmed case in a resident or staff member of a long-term care home. The individual who tested positive is a staff member at the long-term care home. The individual is currently... Read More...

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