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Several new cases of COVID in northwest

Northwestern Health Unit and Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre have been notified of several positive test results from a screening program of hospital staff. There are no cases of illness at this time. The NWHU is working together to follow up and make sure that all necessary measures are in place, and will report more as additional information becomes available.

Town seeking grant to renovate pool, centre

The Town of Fort Frances is seeking a grant as part of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, to carry out renovations at the Memorial Sports Centre in Fort Frances.

The grant application states that there are some structural issues the building is dealing with that need to be renovated in order to serve the needs of Fort Frances residents.

Dr. Ian Gemmill answers frequently asked questions

Dr. Ian Gemmill is the acting medical officer of health for the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU). Jon Begg, communications and public relations specialist at the NWHU administers and conducts weekly public meeting streamed on either NWHU’s Facebook page or GoTo Meeting sessions to answer questions. To find out how to participate in the next Question and Answer session with Dr.