Currently, there are 61 active cases of COVID-19 in the Northwestern Health Unit region. Today we received reports of five new positive COVID-19 test results in the Emo Health Hub region, four new positive COVID-19 test results in the Sioux Lookout Health Hub region, two new positive COVID-19 test results […]
Goodbye Colonization, hello Boozhoo and Memorial Avenues. Like other municipalities in northwestern Ontario including Fort Frances, Dryden is also grappling with the history and negative connotations behind the term colonization and featuring it as a prominent roadway name within the community. Now, thanks to work done by the city and […]
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 […]
Press release All COVID-19 tests that come back positive are screened for variants of concern. Thismorning, Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) was informed that two COVID-19 cases inour region have come back positive for the UK variant.The two cases are unrelated to one another. One case is in the Fort Frances […]
The Northwestern Health Unit has received its first reported COVID-19 Variant of Concern lab result.