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Investment in Cardiovascular Surgical Services Provides Care Closer to Home

Earlier today, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre welcomed a site visit from the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Minister of Indigenous Affairs and MPP for Kenora—Rainy River. Minister Rickford visited to applaud our Hospital’s advancements in comprehensive cardiovascular care and reaffirm the Government of Ontario’s commitment to establish a full cardiovascular surgery program for...

Hospital Closing the Dedicated COVID-19 Unit

Tomorrow, July 23, 2020, the dedicated COVID-19 Care Unit at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre will close. “This is a milestone transition in our COVID-19 pandemic response, and highlights our community’s success in terms of avoiding an influx of positive cases in our Hospital,” said Dr. Steward Kennedy, Incident Manager....

Care Partners welcome back

“We are pleased to share that, beginning this week, Care Partners will be welcomed back to our Hospital, along with Essential Care Partners,” said Dr. Stewart Kennedy, Incident Manager for the Hospital’s COVID-19 response. “Although necessary for everyone’s protection, the restrictions have been difficult for patients and families. Thanks to the diligence of our community members, and the introduction of...

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Caring for Yourself This Summer

With limitations in place for many activities, including restrictions on travel and large gatherings, this summer is likely to feel a little different. However, this could mean new opportunities, adventures and a deeper appreciation for what makes us happy. So, whether you plan on taking part in your routine summer activities or if you are in need of something new,...

Practice Sun Safety this Summer

Summer is upon us and sun safety is important when spending time outdoors. Whether it is hot and sunny outside or a cloudy day, no one is completely safe from the effects of the sun, but there are things you can do to increase your sun safety this summer.  ...

Take a Deep Breath for Your Mental Health

Remembering to check in on your mental health is an important part of your overall health and wellness. Taking the time to step back and relax, calm your mind and body, and ‘just be’ are great ways to check in on your mental health and de-stress. One way to do this is deep breathing, which has shown to have many...