Alzheimer Society Coffee Break

Can a cup of coffee make a difference for people with Alzheimer’s disease?

In September, it can! The Alzheimer Society of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District invites local residents to participate in Coffee Break, the Society’s...

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Suspected at Twin Lakes

Algoma Public Health is investigating a suspected blue-green algae bloom on Twin Lakes in Hilton Township on St. Joseph’s Island. Water samples collected August...

Swimming Advisory for Mark’s Bay (South)

Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Mark’s Bay (South) located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Of the two Mark’s Bay...

Statement from Dr. Hoskins on Physician Services Agreement

Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, issued the following statement: "It is disappointing that the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) membership did...
salmon tartare

Salmon tartare allergy case sparks calls for training

TORONTO - There are calls for mandatory training of restaurant wait staff after police said a severely allergic man was served salmon tartare at...
SUMMER HEAT WAVE THERMOMETER

Tips to Beat the Heat from Algoma Public Heath

The Algoma region will reach 30 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Algoma Public Health would like to remind the public to...
ZikaMosquitos

Keep yourself safe from mosquitoes and ticks

Algoma Public Health has released two community health bulletins on vector borne diseases. These reports review Lyme disease and West Nile virus and their...
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Algoma Public Health Looks for Sustained Success in Keeping Tobacco Out of the Hands...

Algoma Public Health routinely checks stores who sell cigarettes, and tobacco products to ensure they are not selling to youth under the age of...
HOT WEATHER

Tips to Beat the Heat!

Warm and humid air is forecast to push into northeastern Ontario tomorrow, with high temperatures expected to last until Saturday, cooling off on Sunday....
SUMMER HEAT WAVE THERMOMETER

Tips to Beat the Heat!

Warm and humid air is forecast to push into Northern Ontario, including the Algoma district this week. With high temperatures expected in the low...