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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Ontario Updates COVID-19 Testing Guidelines

TORONTO — Today, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement outlining updated COVID-19 testing guidelines for Ontario: "Throughout the...
COVID-19 Algoma

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the...

Algoma Public Health is reporting a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Algoma District. The resident was tested on September 19 and is...

Expired samples, slow results hinder COVID-19 fight, public health doctor says

A medical officer of health in eastern Ontario says the slow lab turnaround time for COVID-19 tests is hampering the ability of local public health officials...

Doctors, patient advocates say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

The arrival of COVID-19 has taken the concept of telemedicine from a pipe dream to a fixture across Ontario, with many doctors expressing the...

Ontario reports 251 new COVID-19 cases, four deaths in past 24 hours

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 251 new cases of COVID-19 today, and four new deaths from the virus. There were also 117 cases newly marked as resolved...
Doug Ford

Health Preparedness and Rebuilding the Economy Top Priorities for Doug Ford’s Government

The Ontario government is releasing its priorities for the Fall session of the Legislature. The Ford Conservatives will be focusing on job creation, skills training,...
Saint Joseph Masks

Student at École Saint-Joseph (Blind River) return to a caring learning environment

Last week, staff members at École Saint-Joseph (Blind River) took a great deal of pleasure in welcoming students and renewing their contact with them....
Boil Water Advisory

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Richards Landing

The Boil Water Advisory that took effect on September 10, 2020 for the municipal water system in Richards Landing has been lifted. We thank you...
School Safety Family

Schools are doing all they can to keep everyone safe. But how do you...

Jill Promoli and her family know grief well. They’ve dealt with the worst of it when Promoli’s two-year-old son Jude died of the flu...
Justin Trudeau

Trudeau cabinet meets to discuss rebuilding amid rising number of COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will convene his cabinet ministers for two days of closed-door meetings starting Monday as a rising number of...