Influenza Updates

Contact(s)

The Health Unit reports weekly the influenza activity in the district to Public Health Ontario. This includes laboratory confirmed cases and institutional outbreaks. The numbers you see below represent only a portion of the actual number of cases occurring within the district, as these include cases that are confirmed by laboratory testing only. Many people who have influenza either do not seek medical attention or they do not get tested by the healthcare provider that diagnosed them.

Numbers current as of Saturday, July 23, 2022  
Note:  Numbers will be updated when there is activity.

2021 - 2022 Season

Total number of laboratory confirmed influenza cases in North Bay Parry Sound district for the 2021-2022 Influenza season (September 2021 to August 2022):
Influenza A  82
Influenza B  0
Co-Infection Influenza A and Influenza B  0
Total Cases  82

2020 - 2021 Season

Total number of laboratory confirmed influenza cases in North Bay Parry Sound district for the 2020-2021 Influenza season [September 2020 to August 2021):
Influenza A

0

Influenza B 1
Co-Infection Influenza A and Influenza B 0
Total Cases 1

Flu Watch Activity levels:

 indicates the level the North Bay Parry Sound district is currently at

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LEVEL 1 - No Activity:  NO laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza reported and no ongoing laboratory-confirmed institutional influenza outbreaks

  
LEVEL 2 - Sporadic:  at least one laboratory-confirmed case of influenza* with no ongoing laboratory-confirmed institutional influenza outbreaks
 

LEVEL 3 - Localized:  at least one ongoing laboratory-confirmed influenza outbreak in an institution
  LEVEL 4 - Widespread:  multiple ongoing laboratory-confirmed influenza outbreaks in institutions separated by some geographic distance, in other words, non-adjacent areas.

 * Confirmation of influenza within the surveillance area at any time within the surveillance week.

For provincial data please see the Public Health Ontario bulletin at: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/ServicesAndTools/SurveillanceServices/Pages/Ontario-Respiratory-Virus-Bulletin.aspx

For national data please see the Public Health Agency of Canada FluWatch at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/fluwatch/

North Bay

345 Oak Street West
705-474-1400

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302
705-746-5801

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)
1-800-563-2808