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Posted Thursday, September 19, 2019

MUNICIPALITY OF EAST FERRIS AND TOWNSHIP OF BONFIELD – 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 Nosbonsing. 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 Wednesday, September 04, 2019

KEARNEY, 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 Sand 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 and vomiting.
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Posted Monday, August 19, 2019

TOWNSHIP OF CHISHOLM, 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 Wasi Lake in the Township of Chisholm. 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 Thursday, August 08, 2019

HARMFUL BLUE-GREEN ALGAE NEAR LAVIGNE
LAVIGNE, 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 the Northwest Bay area of Lake Nipissing, near Lavigne.  Species of the algae capable of producing toxins were confirmed by the laboratory of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks.  The...
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Posted Thursday, August 01, 2019

NORTH BAY, ON - Fewer North Bay adults have made visits to the emergency department for dental issues since the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) opened an Oral Health clinic for low income adults in February 2018.
North Bay adults made 630 dental related visits to the emergency department in 2018, down from 800 the previous year, resulting in a reduction of 170 dental related visits. This represents a 21.3 per cent decrease in the rate from 2017 to 2018, and about...
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