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Public Health: With death rates climbing, it's clear Sudbury needs a permanent injection site

Public Health: With death rates climbing, it's clear Sudbury needs a permanent injection site

Nickel City has one of the highest rates in the province for opioid-related deaths, but a needs assessment study will take a year to complete
More than half the jobs Tories cut at northeast health network were vacant

More than half the jobs Tories cut at northeast health network were vacant

Health Ministry says only 'back office' positions being cut as province moves to restructure 20 health agencies
Whooping cough cases increasing in Greater Sudbury and districts

Whooping cough cases increasing in Greater Sudbury and districts

Twelve cases of pertussis have been reported this year
Public Health warning drug users after spike in overdoses

Public Health warning drug users after spike in overdoses

Reason for spike unclear at the moment, but health unit suspects fentanyl or carfentanil to blame
<updated>Sam Bruno’s smiling down on us today:</updated> PET scanner will be installed this month

Sam Bruno’s smiling down on us today: PET scanner will be installed this month

First scan likely this summer, as diagnostic tool likely to save Northerners 477,000 kilometres worth of travel for health reasons
<updated>FOOD RECALL: </updated>Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal

FOOD RECALL: Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal

Incorrect dosage of natural toxin amygdalin, introduces the risk of acute cyanide poisoning
Popup overdose prevention site operates for a few hours Friday

Popup overdose prevention site operates for a few hours Friday

Site angers some nearby residents, but volunteer group says they are trying to save lives
HSN Foundation hires new chief fundraiser

HSN Foundation hires new chief fundraiser

Anthony Keating takes over new role June 24
Frail HSN patients getting 'in crisis' designation to speed move to long-term care

Frail HSN patients getting 'in crisis' designation to speed move to long-term care

Health officials still mystified by strange spike in number of alternate level care patients this month
First tick of the season tests positive for Lyme disease

First tick of the season tests positive for Lyme disease

Public Health Subury & Districts offering tips to protect yourself