April 13, 2018
News & Announcements
March 28, 2018
To help us achieve a quality health system and realizing excellent care for all, under the direction of Health Quality Ontario, hospitals, primary care providers, the home care and long-term care sectors are required to submit a Quality Improvement Plan or QIP on a yearly basis and to make this document and our progress publicly available.
January 15, 2018
Carfentanil is a toxic opioid which is sometimes mixed into street drugs. Some signs of carfentanil and opioid toxicity include: impaired breathing, loss of consciousness, inability to talk, blue fingernails or lips, or loud snoring or gurgling.
December 14, 2017
As we are now into our winter months we all need to be more careful when walking outdoors with the slippery weather conditions. Falls are mostly preventable with some planning and precautions. Most falls are a result of improper footwear, tripping or slipping hazards, medical conditions or medication side effects, difficulty with perceiving risks, or fatigue.
November 02, 2017
Personal information is any information, recorded or not, that can identify you. It does not include information that you make available to the public. For example, your personal information would not include anything that appears on a business card or a telephone book listing.
September 28, 2017
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month. It is the time of year to remind ourselves that FASD can be prevented and to look at what can be done to decrease the incidents of FASD in our communities and what can be done to support those in the community with FASD. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the term that describes the range of effects that can occur when a developing fetus is exposed to alcohol.
July 26, 2017
Guest column by Elevate NWO It is estimated that approximately 1 in every 50 people are living with hepatitis C in Thunder Bay, although many do not know it. Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease. Left untreated, it could lead to liver failure, liver cancer, or even require a person to get a liver transplant.
June 07, 2017
NorWest Community Health Centres is Celebrating the Volunteer Recognition, in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of the NWCHCs Board of Directors.
May 25, 2017
Come and celebrate our seventh annual Thunder Pride week from June 7-18 in Thunder Bay! We are thrilled to bring Thunder Pride week to all community members, including LGBTTIQPAA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Pansexual, Asexual, Allies and Others; or short form LGBTQ+) their friends and families.