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Emergency order allows first responders to access COVID-19 positive status information

Emergency order allows first responders to access COVID-19 positive status information

The move comes in an effort to protect frontline first responders who are at great risk of being directly exposed to COVID-19
First responders to show appreciation for essential service workers on Wednesday night

First responders to show appreciation for essential service workers on Wednesday night

'It would be nice to spread some positivity in these times,' says East Algoma OPP Constable Phil Young
<b>COVID-19:</b> Province announces funding for families during school closures

COVID-19: Province announces funding for families during school closures

Ford says this funding is for parents to help their children access tools to assist with online learning and studying remotely
Easter Bunny set to tour Elliot Lake this weekend

Easter Bunny set to tour Elliot Lake this weekend

Don't worry, kids. He's coming to you to ensure everyone has a safe and 'hoppy' Easter
To wear or not to wear homemade mask? Advice is shifting

To wear or not to wear homemade mask? Advice is shifting

Ingenious crafters are adapting designs to provide some protection during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ontario reporting 309 more COVID-19 cases today, lowest daily total this month

Ontario reporting 309 more COVID-19 cases today, lowest daily total this month

The daily case count hasn’t dipped below 375 since March 31, when the province reported 260 new cases
Vale calls on Canadian brainpower to combat COVID-19

Vale calls on Canadian brainpower to combat COVID-19

Sudbury miner launches innovation fund for enterprising healthcare solutions
Elliot Lake declares state of emergency <b>(Update: clarification added)</b>

Elliot Lake declares state of emergency (Update: clarification added)

Move necessary to reinforce measures taken by the city, its healthcare and its emergency stakeholder to prevent the spread of COVID-19, says CAO
Eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Algoma is a woman in her 20s

Eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Algoma is a woman in her 20s

She is self-isolating at home
Thessalon hospital closing as healthcare workers tested for COVID-19

Thessalon hospital closing as healthcare workers tested for COVID-19

Thessalon site of the North Shore Health Network will close temporarily and patients referred to Blind River or Richards Landing