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Vaccination Plan for Seniors 80 and over in West Nipissing

Vaccination Plan for Seniors 80 and over in West Nipissing WEST NIPISSING, ON – COVID-19 vaccination clinics for seniors aged 80 and over will take place next week, on March 24, 25 and 26. Clinics will be held at the West Nipissing Community and Recreation Centre’s Marcel Noël Hall, located …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bookings for Individuals Born in 1941 or Before Launches Monday, March 15, 2021

NIPISSING & PARRY SOUND, ON – Individuals in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) region born in 1941 or before will be able to book an appointment for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine starting on March 15 at 9 a.m. The ability to book …

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Ontario Activates Emergency Brake in Sudbury Public Health Region

Immediate action required to interrupt transmission, contain community spread and save lives TORONTO — On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario Government is activating an “emergency brake” in the Public Health Sudbury and Districts region, and moving it to the Grey-Lockdown level in the Keeping …

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Ontario Pharmacies and Primary Care Settings to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Phased Expansion Continues as the Province Approaches One Million Vaccines Administered TORONTO — As vaccine supply increases, the Ontario government is expanding the delivery channels available to administer COVID-19 vaccines to include pharmacies and primary care settings. As of Friday, March 12, over 325 pharmacies will be offering the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD …

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POLICE HOPE VIDEO LEADS TO RESOLUTION FOR QUÉBEC FAMILY Luke Joly-Durocher Disappearance ‘Solvable’ Ten Years Later

Members of the North Bay Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and a Québec family are marking a grim anniversary but remain committed to resolving the suspicious disappearance of a young resident. On March 4, 2011, 20-year-old Luke JOLY-DUROCHER of Témiscaming was in North Bay to visit with friends …

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Ontario Completes All First Dose COVID-19 Vaccinations in Northern Remote Indigenous Communities

Administration of second dose underway and to be completed by April TORONTO — Ontario has reached a key milestone in protecting remote and isolated Indigenous communities against COVID-19, having visited all 31 fly-in northern communities and Moosonee to offer first doses of the vaccine as part of Operation Remote Immunity. …

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Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Public Health Regions Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework

Seven Other Public Health Regions Moving to New Levels in the Framework TORONTO — The Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is transitioning Toronto, Peel and North Bay Parry Sound District public health regions out of the shutdown and into the revised and strengthened COVID-19 Response …

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North Bay and Parry Sound COVID lockdown to end Monday

The area covered by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit will emerge from lockdown in the coming days, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health said Thursday. Dr. David Williams confirmed the area will enter into the provincial COVID response framework. “Three health units that have been out of …

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Health Unit Receives Confirmation of Two Individuals Testing Positive for COVID-19 Variant Originating From United Kingdom

PARRY SOUND, ON – The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Health Unit) has received lab confirmation that two individuals in the district of Parry Sound have tested positive for the COVID-19 Variant of Concern (VOC) originating from United Kingdom (UK). The individuals had previously received a preliminary positive …

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