Tag: Dr. Kit Young Hoon

Increase in Syphilis cases in the Region (NWHU)

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) catchment area is seeing an increased number of infectious syphilis cases. Although case rates have been rising since 2018, there was a drastic increase in 2021, where rates rose by 107% since 2020. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) spread through direct contact with a syphilis sore during vaginal,…
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February 8, 2022 0

NWHU: Outbreak declared in Kenora

Released November 20, 2020 Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Benedickson Court, a senior housing complex in Kenora. An outbreak in a seniors housing complex with supports in housing is declared when one laboratoryconfirmed COVID-19 case is found in a resident or staff person. NWHU has been working closely with…
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November 24, 2020 0