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  • Jun 25

    Media Release - Forest Fire Smoke Impacting Air Quality

    Due to active forest fires in the region, some communities in Northwestern Ontario may experience smoke in the air this weekend. An air quality alert has been issued today for the Red Lake and Ear Falls area. Download and read the full release he...

    Posted June 25, 2021
  • Jun 25

    Media Release - COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics wrapping up

    ​Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) will begin to wrap up their COVID-19 mass immunization clinics by the end of July. This gives the public a few more weeks to book either their first or second dose appointment to get vaccinated.   Download and re...

    Posted June 25, 2021
  • Jun 16

    Media Release - Second Dose Eligibility Widely Open

    Anyone who had a first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days ago is now eligible for their second dose. Download and read the full release here...​​

    Posted June 16, 2021
  • Jun 08

    Media Release - Moderna or Pfizer for Second Doses

    As per the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) guidance, the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines can be interchanged for first and second doses. Click here​ to read the release...

    Posted June 08, 2021