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Len Gillis, local journalism initiative reporter

Len Gillis, local journalism initiative reporter

Len Gillis is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter at Sudbury.com covering health care in northeastern Ontario and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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len@villagemedia.ca

Recent Work by Len

Opioid-related incidents in Sudbury jump by almost 40% in less than a year

Opioid-related incidents in Sudbury jump by almost 40% in less than a year

Crime Stoppers launches phase two of Youth Opioid Awareness Campaign
No word if internationally trained nurses have been assigned to Sudbury

No word if internationally trained nurses have been assigned to Sudbury

Health Minister Christine Elliott announced this week that Ontario was tapping internationally educated nurses to work in hospitals as COVID-19 staff shortages grow
Cannabis compounds could curtail COVID-19, university researchers discover

Cannabis compounds could curtail COVID-19, university researchers discover

Study indicates the use of cannabidiol can help cells attack virus proteins
Docs tell Queen’s Park committee health-care situation in the North is ‘dire’

Docs tell Queen’s Park committee health-care situation in the North is ‘dire’

Northern Ontario physicians tells standing committee in pre-budget consultations that Northerners live shorter, sicker lives than the rest of the province, but health-care priorities don’t reflect that
Adult Enrichment Centre expands services to include young people

Adult Enrichment Centre expands services to include young people

Mental health, developmental support services now being offered to youth as young as 11 years old in Sudbury
Health Sciences North cutting back surgeries, but continuing to provide COVID-19 testing

Health Sciences North cutting back surgeries, but continuing to provide COVID-19 testing

Hospital is also dealing with a new COVID-19 outbreak and 21 employees testing positive 
Sudbury endures the ups and downs of a COVID-19 rollercoaster ride in 2021

Sudbury endures the ups and downs of a COVID-19 rollercoaster ride in 2021

Year-two of the pandemic was far more damaging than the first year in Sudbury
With testing restricted, employers told to be 'trusting' of workers who report COVID symptoms

With testing restricted, employers told to be 'trusting' of workers who report COVID symptoms

Limited supply of PCR COVID tests means free public testing is now restricted for the general public
Ontario doctors try to predict everyday life in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario doctors try to predict everyday life in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Things keep changing, but Ontario is definitely moving to a ‘new normal’ way of living
Ontario doctors try to predict everyday life in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Ontario doctors try to predict everyday life in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Things keep changing, but Ontario is definitely moving to a ‘new normal’ way of living