Press release

Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program (SCAP) in Emo. By provincial definition, an outbreak is declared when there are 2 or more COVID-19 cases in a school and the case and contact follow-up does not show probable links outside of the school […]

Natali Trivuncic

To combat growing concerns about the possibility of leftover vaccinations going to waste, the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has launched a formal new process to ensure every vaccine is used up. Linked off of the NWHU’s booking webpage, they now have a standby survey and webpage to explain who is […]

Spring Fever would traditionally take place in Emo this weekend. This traditional spring festival was the sounding joy that winter was over. This weekend would attract people from Rainy River to Atikokan and north to Sioux Narrows and Kenora. But again, for the second year, this festival celebrating the joys […]

Natali Trivuncic

While many students and staff at school across the province are looking forward to this week’s April break, it will be different than expected due to the province’s stay-at-home order. Dr. Kit Young Hoon, medical officer of health at the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU), urges the public to only leave […]

Press release Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Calvary Baptist Church in Emo. There are now five confirmed cases related to a service held over Easter weekend. All identified close contacts have been notified and told to self-isolate. Anyone who attended the church on Easter […]

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO – The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that the government said new coronavirus […]

Staff Over the weekend, Calvary Baptist Church in Emo announced on Facebook that a congregation member had tested positive, with several others reporting feeling unwell and waiting test results. In-person service were suspended as a precaution. On Saturday, two school staff members were reported positive for COVID – one at […]