Beginning June 14, residents of Sudbury and districts will be able to get COVID-19 shots without an appointment. Anyone eligible for their first or second dose can go to these walk-in clinics. The first clinic will be June 14 (Monday) at the Carmichael Arena starting at 9:00 am.
The Toronto Star reported June 12 that 127 Ontario cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant have been linked to an outbreak at Nunavut's Baffinland mine. Over 1200 workers flew to homes across the country, including Sudbury, after the outbreak. Public Health advised of the high-risk exposure May 29th.
For the first time since...What seems like a long, long time, Sudbury has LESS than 30 active, known COVID cases.
Also, Ontario logged fewer than 1,000 cases by end of day Monday. That's the first time we've seen that in nearly three months.
Public Health Sudbury advises workers at Baffinland Mary River Mine in Nunavut to self isolate and get tested if they've worked there since April 30. Baffinland suspended operations May 5 and, as of then, Nunavut Public Health has identified 23 active cases connected to a COVID outbreak at the mine.
As for the COVID case count in Ontario, we saw the lowest one-day total yesterday since early March...Just a little over a thousand...
Here in Sudbury, still just 31 active, known cases as of Wednesday morning.
Ontario recorded 16 hundred new cases Tuesday. That's the lowest single day total in almost two months...but testing was also down.
As for us here in Sudbury, our decline continues as well...Just 50 active, known cases after ZERO new cases were confirmed.
On Monday, May 10, individuals will be offered the COVID-19 vaccine from the comfort of their vehicles. Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to support Dr. Dennis Reich and the Primacy Medical Centre at 1485 Lasalle Blvd, in Greater Sudbury, as they take the lead to offer the first, local drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to announce that starting tonight, individuals who are 50 years of age and older in this calendar year (born in 1971 or earlier) can call to book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. At this time, appointments are available only through phone bookings. As of Thursday, May 6, 2021, online booking for those who are 50 years and older this year will be possible using the provincial online booking system.
As more COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out locally, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to announce increased eligibility for individuals wishing to receive the vaccine. Individuals who are 55 years of age and older in this calendar year (born in 1966 or earlier) can book an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, starting tomorrow, Friday, April 30, 2021.