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16Oct2018 -- The Public Health Nurses at Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) are on strike.
The following public health programs and services will be suspended until further notice*:
  • Street Nursing
  • Immunization and travel health clinics
  • Breastfeeding clinics
  • Prenatal classes
  • Parenting sessions, workshops and events
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children program
  • Flu clinics
  • Some School Health programming (includes classroom presentations and curriculum support)
  • Workplace Health program
  • Dental hygiene clinics for low-risk children
  • Take Control Smoking Cessation clinics
  • Branch Office Nursing services
The Sexual Health Clinics, although operating, will be limited in capacity - expect service delays.For updates on service adjustments and further details on specific services during the labour disruption, phone the main office at 807-625-5900 or toll-free 1-888-294-6630.*Public health programs and service delivery will be subject to change without notice.Satellite Offices:
  • Geraldton
  • Manitouwadge
  • Marathon
  • Red Rock
  • Terrace Bay


Organization: Thunder Bay District Health Unit  
Phone Numbers: 807-625-5900
Toll-Free: 1-888-294-6630
Fax: 807-623-2369
Website: www.tbdhu.com
Address:
999 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6E7
Intersection: Balmoral St and William St
Location: Balmoral Park
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Janet DeMille - Chief Executive Officer
Service Description: Operates a non-profit government agency mandated to prevent disease and promote health

Located in Balmoral Park on Balmoral St near William St

Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living
  • Operates a non-profit government agency mandated to prevent disease and promote health
  • Provides health information and prevention-related clinical services to people of all ages
  • Advocates for healthy public policy
  • Protects the public by investigating reportable diseases and upholding regulations that apply to public health
  • Offers unique resources to the district including access to up-to-date health status information, population health program planning and health communications

Four major areas of focus:
  • Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Health Protection Division
  • Environmental Health
  • Population Health Resource and Communications

Major programs include:
  • Chronic Disease and Injuries
  • Family Health
  • Infectious Disease

Major Clinical and Specialty Services include:
  • Immunization
  • Dental Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Needle Exchange
  • Tobacco Cessation Counselling

Meetings: Third Wed of the month, Sep-Jun
Fees: Set fee
Application: Varies by program/service * call for application information
Eligibility / Target Population: Varies by program/service
Languages: English
Area Served:
Thunder Bay and area  
See Also: Environmental Health
Immunization Clinics
Influenza (Flu)
Public Health Promotion
Public Health Units
Sexual Health Services

This information was last completely updated on September 25, 2018

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