Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated April 22, 2021

This page will provide updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they become available. The Ministry of Health has released guidelines for primary care, along with posters. A website for healthcare providers is now live. You can also access information for the public on their site.

Porcupine Region's COVID-19 cases surge while providers like Kapuskasing and Timmins Academic FHTs provide AstraZeneca Vaccines

Timmins Today published April 20, 2021

By Maija HoggettTimmins Today

With a significant surge of COVID-19 cases across the Porcupine Health Unit region, medical officer of health Dr. Lianne Catton says people are sharing it amongst themselves in the north.

City of Lakes FHT part of Sudbury pilot project for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

CTV News Northern Ontario published April 15, 2021

By Alana Everson, CTV News Northern Ontario VideoJournalist

SUDBURY -- There are some new options opening up for people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. In Sudbury, a family health team is part of a pilot project administering the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

The first vaccination clinic was Monday.