Pfizer recalls liquid products for children

OTTAWA - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children. There could be inconsistent doses of ibuprofen in...

Take precaution in extreme cold warns APH

With a wind chill warning and snow squall watch in effect, Algoma Public Health would like to remind the public to take appropriate precautions...

Why do teens take risks? It’s in their heads: expert

CALGARY - We've all got one — a story from our teenage years about a risky decision that we look back on with a...

Don’t get something you didn’t expect this Valentine’s Day

February 8th to 12th is Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week and Algoma Public Health wants to remind you to about the importance of...

In honour of World Cancer Day

In honour of World Cancer Day, the Sault Area Hospital Foundation (SAHF) is pleased to announce that they have received a donation of $5000...
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Ontario Announces New PTSD Strategy for First Responders

Ontario is putting in place a number of new initiatives to help prevent or mitigate the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among first...

Dog biting in Blind River

Algoma Public Health is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a dog involved in a recent biting incident. The incident occurred on Friday, January 29...
Mosquitos Zika

Joint Statement from Minister of Health and Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health on...

Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care and Dr. David Williams, Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following...
Mosquitos Zika

Federal health minister urges calm over Zika

OTTAWA - Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is trying to calm fears about the outbreak of the Zika virus after three cases of the...

Dr. Hukowich Appointed as Associate Medical Officer of Health

At its meeting January 27, 2016, the Board of Health for Algoma Public Health passed a resolution to appoint Dr. Alex Hukowich as an...

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