On May 7 and 8, FIREFLY is hosting the First Annual FIREFLY Virtual Conference. The conference is a chance for Parents/Caregivers, Educators, the Community and Healthcare Professionals to get together and learn more about the work we do at FIREFLY.
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Riverside Community Counselling Services would like to acknowledge this unprecedented time in our community with the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. With the current state of emergency and precautions that are in place, we recognize that some families are experiencing extreme stress and a lack of resources.
With so many people out of work and businesses suffering, Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Marcus Powlowski's office has been kept busy with constituents looking for help. The federal government has been trying to accommodate, rolling out a number of programs aimed at mitigating the financial impact of COVID-19.
“The programs have been well received,” said Powlowski.
In light of the tragedy that occurred in Nova Scotia last week, Fort Frances Mayor June Caul said she's looked into ensuring the town has a plan in place in the event something similar should ever happen here.
Under a provincial directive, every staff and resident in Rainycrest Long Term Care home are being tested for COVID-19.
According to Acting Medical Officer of Health for the NWHU Dr. Ian Gemmill, the province-wide act is to provide the medical community with a snapshot of COVID-19 in the LTC system, to prevent an outbreak.
The frogs started singing on Friday so I guess it's time to start on this year's crop.
I went over to Lenard's and dragged my little rototiller out of his shed because my own is too cluttered up with my trike collection to store anything else. Besides Lenard likes using my little tiller. . . like the Littlest Bear's porridge bowl, it's just the right size.
Fort Frances Mayor June Caul opened up last night's council meeting by acknowledging the recent tragedy in Nova Scotia.
“On behalf of town council, staff and our community, I would like to extend my profound sympathy to the residents of Nova Scotia, who are suffering through the despicable tragedy that happened last week,” she said.
Riverside Health Care in conjunction with the Northwestern Public Health Unit has declared the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Outbreak over at Rainycrest Long Term Care Home, effective April 24, 2020.
The public is reminded that Pandemic Infection Control Practices and Restricted Visitor Access is still in effect.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on day-to-day operations in the Town of Fort Frances.
TORONTO — Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from COVID-19.