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Travel restrictions imposed at Thunder Bay hospital

The Thunder Bay Regonal Hospital has imposed travel restrictions on those seeking service, in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Ontario, travel restrictions will be reinstated at our Hospital.

Since Tuesday, travel outside of Northern Ontario (Parry Sound to the Manitoba border) in the past seven days will result in a failed entrance screening.

Riverside alters testing to comply with new provincial guidelines

On the advice of the Ministry of Health, Riverside Health Care’s COVID-19 Assessment Centres will begin following the updated testing guidelines to prioritize those who are at the greatest risk and shift away from testing individuals with no COVID-19 symptoms.

Effective immediately, Ontarians should only be seeking testing at our Assessment Centres if they are:

OPP to enforce province's tighter gathering limits

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants to ensure everyone is aware of how it is supporting efforts to limit transmission of COVID-19.

Frontline OPP members will be enforcing provisions of the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19; ROA), 2020 and will encourage the public to follow the direction of their local Public Health Units (PHUs).