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<updated>Getting tested for COVID-19: </updated>We made our editor get swabbed so you know what to expect (video)

Getting tested for COVID-19: We made our editor get swabbed so you know what to expect (video)

Sudbury.com editor Mark Gentili visits the drive-thru testing site on Walford Road
'I don't think people can last much longer': CanAge on why it's time to open up LTC homes to family caregivers now

'I don't think people can last much longer': CanAge on why it's time to open up LTC homes to family caregivers now

According to the advocacy organization, the health of older adults in long-term care homes continues to decline as their family caregivers remain shut out of the facilities as part of COVID-19 infection control measures implemented by the provincial government.
Dentists are back, but it’s not business as usual

Dentists are back, but it’s not business as usual

Ontario Dental Association president says there’s a substantial backlog of patients
Inspection reports outline mistakes in Northern Ontario nursing homes

Inspection reports outline mistakes in Northern Ontario nursing homes

Though none Sudbury.com looked at rise to the egregious level of the military reports on five southern Ontario LTC facilities
Public Health offers tips on staying safe while publicly demonstrating

Public Health offers tips on staying safe while publicly demonstrating

Social media, virtual protests are the safest way to be heard amid COVID-19, PHSD says
Multiple overdoses again prompt Public Health drug warning

Multiple overdoses again prompt Public Health drug warning

For the second week in a row, the health unit is warning about a spike in opioid overdoses
Regional openings more than just about number of cases, says province’s top doc

Regional openings more than just about number of cases, says province’s top doc

‘It's not just some numbers at one time, it's a wider picture that we have to consider,’ says Dr. David Williams
Ford said ‘just show up’ at COVID-19 assessment centres: Not so fast, says HSN

Ford said ‘just show up’ at COVID-19 assessment centres: Not so fast, says HSN

No one who is concerned they may have been exposed will be declined a test
Sudbury's top doc says city is at the end of first wave of COVID-19

Sudbury's top doc says city is at the end of first wave of COVID-19

Dr. Penny Sutcliffe sends message of thanks to community for their efforts in the fight against pandemic
Military report details 'disturbing' allegations on Ontario long-term care homes

Military report details 'disturbing' allegations on Ontario long-term care homes

Report on five Ontario long-term care homes details allegations including poor infection control for COVID-19, insect infestations and aggressive resident feeding that led to choking