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Posted Thursday, July 23, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – The mandated use of face coverings in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit’s (Health Unit) region comes into effect tomorrow, July 24, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. Face coverings must be worn in ‘enclosed public spaces’. This means indoor spaces of businesses, organizations, and services accessed by the public, including public transportation. Face coverings should also be worn in other spaces (indoor or outdoor) where physical distancing is challenging... Read More...

Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2020

HARMFUL BLUE-GREEN ALGAE IN WHITESTONE LAKEDUNCHURCH, ON -  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 Whitestone Lake. 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 can irritate the skin and, if swallowed, cause diarrhea... Read More...

Posted Friday, July 17, 2020

NORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has released detailed information about mandated use of face coverings, which will take effect Friday, Jul. 24, 2020. Face coverings must be worn in ‘enclosed public spaces’. This means indoor spaces of businesses, organizations, and services accessed by the public, including public transportation. Face coverings should also be worn in other spaces (indoor or outdoor) where physical distancing is challenging... Read More...

Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2020

CALLANDER AND SUNDRIDGE, ON– 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 Callander Bay and in Lake Bernard. 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 can irritate the skin and, if swallowed, cause diarrhea and vomiting.
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Posted Monday, July 13, 2020

NEWS RELEASEFor immediate release: July, 13, 2020
HEALTH UNIT WILL MANDATE FACE COVERINGSNORTH BAY, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) will be mandating the use of face coverings while in certain enclosed public spaces and public transit, effective Friday, Jul. 24, 2020. The directive falls under the province’s Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
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