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Lift the cap on nurse practitioner clinics, Gélinas argues

Lift the cap on nurse practitioner clinics, Gélinas argues

Capped at 25 across the province, Nickel Belt MPP says lifting it could help ease pressure on the health-care system
Vigil held downtown for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Vigil held downtown for Transgender Day of Remembrance

The memorial is held to remember those who have faced violence, including murder, as well as self-harm due to their gender identity
Only 22 new COVID-19 cases reported by health unit Friday

Only 22 new COVID-19 cases reported by health unit Friday

Hospital cases are getting lower, the community risk index is back at Moderate and there are only 10 outbreaks in the public health jurisdiction
More Sudbury children are showing up sick at the hospital

More Sudbury children are showing up sick at the hospital

Pediatrician said some of the more severe cases involved children aged three years and younger who have not developed innate immunity
Medical officer of health calls on community to start masking

Medical officer of health calls on community to start masking

Dr. Penny Sutcliffe said the need is urgent and she wants people to start wearing masks again to keep the situation of respiratory viruses from getting worse  
Ontario’s chief doc pleads with public to start masking again

Ontario’s chief doc pleads with public to start masking again

Dr. Keiran Moore stopped short of a mask mandate but urges people who are sick to wear masks in their own homes to protect young child and the elderly from infection
More details emerge on new call for public to mask up

More details emerge on new call for public to mask up

The Canadian Press reported Saturday that Dr. Kieran Moore, the province's chief medical officer of health, would be recommending the public begin wearing masks again. More details about what that will mean have been made public
HSN faring better on some wait times than rest of Ontario

HSN faring better on some wait times than rest of Ontario

Provincial statistics show an increase in ER and hospital admission wait times, but the stats for Sudbury are close to, or quicker than, the provincial averages at a time when hospital admissions are record high 
Blue-green algae detected in Long Lake

Blue-green algae detected in Long Lake

The positive samples were taken on Oct. 31
Ontario doctors ‘encouraging’ residents to mask up

Ontario doctors ‘encouraging’ residents to mask up

Ontario Medical Association said it is not calling for a masking mandate, but is encouraging people to return to wearing masks as a way to fight off respiratory diseases this coming winter