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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.

Recent Work by Len

Pandemic ‘crashed’ staffing at Ontario long-term care homes, says association

Pandemic ‘crashed’ staffing at Ontario long-term care homes, says association

Long-Term Care Association releases recommendations for commission looking into nursing home care
New data shows Ontario's COVID-19 situation getting worse as hospitals in hot spots filling up

New data shows Ontario's COVID-19 situation getting worse as hospitals in hot spots filling up

Top level health officials favouring tighter restrictions to kill COVID-19 spread as updated modelling data shows how dire the situation is becoming
<b>Science Table:</b> COVID-19 modelling shows situation is worse than it has ever been before

Science Table: COVID-19 modelling shows situation is worse than it has ever been before

Vaccines not reaching high-risk people fast enough
Downtown Sudbury health hub addresses mental health, addictions among city’s most vulnerable

Downtown Sudbury health hub addresses mental health, addictions among city’s most vulnerable

Pandemic is stressful, but no one is alone in the struggle, says CMHA
Ontario might consider more restrictions as COVID case counts continue to rise

Ontario might consider more restrictions as COVID case counts continue to rise

COVID-19 cases in hospitals and intensive care units at highest levels ever
Despite vaccine delays, Ontario on track to have 40% of adults get their first dose by May 6

Despite vaccine delays, Ontario on track to have 40% of adults get their first dose by May 6

Algoma Public Health is actually ahead of the provincial track so far with more than 23 per cent of adults vaccinated
‘Constant state of burnout’: Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave the profession in droves

‘Constant state of burnout’: Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave the profession in droves

A Sudbury nurse tells Sudbury.com about the challenges of working during COVID-19 as job vacancies in health care topped 100,000 in Canada at the end of 2020, a recent journal report states
Despite vaccine delays, Ontario on track to have 40% of adults get their first dose by May 6

Despite vaccine delays, Ontario on track to have 40% of adults get their first dose by May 6

Sudbury health unit is actually ahead of the provincial track so far with more than 27% of adults vaccinated
‘Constant state of burnout’: Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave the profession in droves

‘Constant state of burnout’: Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave the profession in droves

A Northern Ontario nurse tells the challenges of working during COVID-19 as job vacancies in health care topped 100,000 in Canada at the end of 2020, a recent journal report states
<b>ONTARIO:</b> ‘Constant state of burnout’ - Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave profession in droves

ONTARIO: ‘Constant state of burnout’ - Pandemic stress causing nurses to leave profession in droves

A Sudbury nurse tells Sudbury.com about the challenges of working during COVID-19 as job vacancies in health care topped 100,000 in Canada at the end of 2020, a recent journal report states