Dr. Ian Gemmill, acting medical officer of health for the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU), said in a public meeting on Wednesday that although there are no new cases this week, it is important for everyone to keep in their mind the personal protective measures needed to protect themselves.
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Emo council has decided to not revisit a resolution presented by Borderland Pride.
For many in our region, summer is synonymous with water sports. However, this is not the case for disabled individuals. Many are forced to sit on the sidelines, unless they have access to specialized, adaptive equipment, at a premium cost.
Tonight’s council meeting will shed some light on how tourism might evolve in Fort Frances.
Two of the region’s four new cases are asymptomatic, according to Ian Gemmill, Acting Medical Officer of Health for the Northwestern Health Unit. These are the first asymptomatic cases for the region, and have forced the NWHU to modify its follow-up strategy.
Even in the time of COVID-19, the town is moving ahead with plans to give two areas in town a new life.
The Northwestern Health Unit has announced a new COVID-19 case in Fort Frances. In a Facebook post this morning, the NWHU said the new case is due to work-related travel and all of their contacts have been notified. The Health Unit also announced yesterday that a new case had been discovered in Dryden.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next time Ontario’s publicly-funded schools will open is in September. The announcement that the school year inside the classroom is over was made by the provincial government at Queen’s Park on Tuesday.
The Mayor of Fort Frances and the office of Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Marcus Powlowski are warning the community not to jump to conclusions if they spot an out of province licence plate in town.
KENORA - Ontario is delivering on a key promise by to bring passenger transportation services to northwestern Ontario. The province is responding to a critical need for accessible transportation and launching a new bus route from Thunder Bay to Winnipeg, running along Hwy 17.