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Public Service Announcement: new confirmed case of COVID-19 reported by Public Health Sudbury & Districts

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting the confirmation of one new case of COVID-19 in a resident of our service area (Greater Sudbury, Sudbury District, and Manitoulin District). Details of confirmed case(s) Case number Case (age and gender) Exposure Category Status Tested … Continue reading

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The CORONAVIRUS REPORT FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020

BIG JUMP in NUMBERS, PRICE GOUGING, BEER and LIQUOR DELIVERY AND MORE … THREE NEW COVID-19 TEST SITES OPENED IN LOCAL REGION The Algoma and Manitoulin districts now have three new COVID-19 test sites. Manitoulin Island’s Health Centre, which operates … Continue reading

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Three new COVID-19 test sites opened in local region

The Algoma and Manitoulin districts now have three new COVID-19 test sites. Manitoulin Island’s Health Centre, which operates two hospitals has set up test sites at both locations, one in the parking lot of the emergency department in Little Current, … Continue reading

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Chi-Cheemaun Ferry 2020 season delayed due to COVID-19

The Owen Sound Transportation Company is delaying the opening of the M.S. Chi-Cheemaun ferry service spring operating season. In a release, the company says ferry services between Tobermory and Manitoulin Island originally scheduled to begin on May 1 have been … Continue reading

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Demolition nearly complete of Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre

The Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre in Elliot Lake is no more. City CAO, Daniel Gagnon, says the demolition of the centre is nearly finished, so it is time to look to the future. He adds the next steps will … Continue reading

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The Espanola Lions club – Update

By Grant Lewis – Oh,what interesting times we are living in… » and if I might add very scary. We have been asked by government and medical experts to alter our lives for the short term in order to better our … Continue reading

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The CORONAVIRUS REPORT FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020

REPORTING LOCAL CASES IN SUDBURY & LMANITOULIN DISTRICTS CASE ANNOUNCEMENTS With expectations that the number of COVID-19 cases in the Sudbury & Manitoulin districts will continue to increase, Public Health Sudbury & Districts will post daily updates on its website. … Continue reading

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Domtar in the fight against COVID-19

Producing products deemed essential to combat the COVID-19 virus is the focus of operations at the Domtar Mill in Espanola. Regional Public Affairs Manager Bonny Skene says their production lines continue running since many of their products are deemed essential … Continue reading

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Espanola municipal budget increase reduced

Before the COVID-19 protocols were put in place, the first draft of the Espanola municipal budget was presented to council with an increase of just over six percent but that has been substantially reduced. Back on January 22nd, Espanola CAO … Continue reading

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Tax collection modified in Elliot Lake

The City of Elliot Lake is waiving interest and penalties for taxes and water as part of the city’s COVID-19 strategy. City CAO Daniel Gagnon says the fees will be waived to alleviate financial stress on residents and businesses. He … Continue reading

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