The Northwestern Health Unit is shining a light on beverage consumption with the release of the report, “Alcohol in Our Communities: A Report on Alcohol Use in Northwestern Ontario.”
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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine will host its annual Health Sciences Summer Camp from July 10-14 at its Laurentian University campus in Sudbury and from July 17-21 at its Lakehead University campus in Thunder Bay.
These week-long programs provide high school students with an opportunity to explore health-care careers, obtain hands-on experience, and find a student-mentor.
On March 13, Ontario signed onto a new national health accord that will invest an additional $4.2 billion into Ontario's medicare system over the next 10 years.
Under the new agreement, Ontario will receive an additional $1.9 billion for mental health care and an additional $2.3 billion to fund high quality in-home care.
Tbaytel yesterday announced $20,000 for a new funding program taking place in 2017 that will enable individuals, groups, and not-for-profit organizations in Northern Ontario to create and implement projects that bring more good to neighbourhoods and communities.
With spring weather quickly approaching, many workplaces, community groups, and individuals will be taking steps to clean up outdoor spaces.
The Northwestern Health Unit would like to remind the public that there is a chance a discarded needle may be part of the garbage found.
Josh Henry is a Fort Frances native who loves to explore the world.
He's been travelling the globe for the last decade and has visited more than 50 countries.
Henry won the title of “Canada's Greatest Explorer” last summer when he won a reality outdoor adventure series, besting 11 other people in a series of eight competitive outdoor challenges across the county.
Camp Quality Northwestern Ontario will host an open house tomorrow (March 23) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre.
The event will help to raise awareness about its programming and supports for children with cancer and families.
The community is invited to drop into the event at any time to learn about Camp Quality.
On Friday (March 17), the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary hosted its annual St. Patrick's Day tea.
As such, this is the perfect opportunity to reflect upon how “lucky” we are for all of the amazing things this organization has done for its community over the past 30 years.
The new “Guide to Eating Ontario Fish” has been published and provides easy-to-use information about the types and amounts of fish that are safe to eat from more than 2,400 fishing locations across Ontario.
While fish can be an important part of a balanced diet, they also can contain harmful contaminants.
Riverside Health Care, in conjunction with the Northwestern Health Unit, has declared a respiratory outbreak at Rainycrest Long-Term Care here.
All admissions, transfers, discharges, and social activities have been cancelled until further notice.
Visitors are restricted to family members and caregivers only.