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CHANGE TO COVID-19 CASE INVESTIGATIONS

CHANGE TO COVID-19 CASE INVESTIGATIONS

CHIPPEWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, COUNTY, MICHIGAN  ~~~~~  November 13, 2020 (LSN)  Chippewa Health Department (CCHD) is alerting the public that due to the extreme increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Chippewa county, case investigations conducted with individuals will now be prioritized based on risk. CCHD staff is unable to conduct full case investigations with every case and will focus on cases identified in congregate living facilities, K-12 schools, healthcare workers, first responders and the elderly

“If you test positive for COVID-19, the health department will notify you but contact tracing will not occur unless you fall into a high-risk category”, explains Karen Senkus, CCHD Health Officer. “Our department is receiving between 20-25 new cases each day; we need everyone’s assistance in following isolation and quarantine guidelines”.

CCHD is requesting that all individuals who test positive for COVID-19 complete an isolation period of 10 days, regardless of whether or not you are contacted by CCHD.

These individuals should remain in isolation until the following conditions are met:

  • • 10 days from when symptoms began (or they tested positive)
  • • they have been fever-free for 24 hours, and
  • • symptoms have improved.

Individuals who are positive for COVID-19 are also asked to contact their own close contacts to alert them of the exposure. Close contacts should quarantine for 14 days postexposure. Close contacts are people who:

  • • Were with the COVID-19-positive person while contagious (while symptomatic or up to two days before symptoms began, or the individual received a positive test if asymptomatic), AND
  • • Spent 15 or more minutes over the course of 24 hours within six feet of the COVID-19-positive person

Both isolation and quarantine mean staying at home, even away from other household members as much as possible.

Most testing facilities will provide COVID-19 test results through an online portal or through other means of communication. Individuals who have received a test but have not received their results within a few days should contact the site where they were tested. Do not assume that because you have not been called, you are not positive.

CCHD continues to urge the general public to take COVID-19 precautions seriously to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Chippewa County.

 

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ESCAPED 13 YEAR OLD SOUTHERN ONTARIO DRUG DEALER ARRESTED 25 September 2021

ESCAPED 13 YEAR OLD SOUTHERN ONTARIO DRUG DEALER ARRESTED

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  September 25, 2021  (LSNews) TEENAGER CAUGHT WITH FENTANYL, PERCOCETS & METHAMPHETAMINE

Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers arrested a black teenage drug dealer yesterday, Friday September 24,2021.

TBPS MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATOR SCOTT PARADIS NOT BEING TRANSPARENT WITH THE PUBLIC AGAIN 

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WESTFORT RESIDENTS BEWARE 25 September 2021

WESTFORT RESIDENTS BEWARE

Have Sword will Steal

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~  September 25, 2021 (LSNews) TBPS OFFICERS ARE ACTIVELY SEARCHING FOR BRAD SEGUIN THIS MORNING

SEGUIN HAS BEEN SPOTTED GOING THROUGH RESIDENTIAL BACK YARDS THIS MORNING, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25,2021 LOOKING FOR THINGS TO STEAL.

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WOMAN ARRESTED  WITH FENTANYL WHO IS BANNED FROM TOWN 25 September 2021

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FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO  ~ September 25, 2021 (LSNews)    Hardworking Fort Frances OPP Officers spotted a woman who is banned from town yesterday, Friday September 24,2021.

A 38 year old LINDSAY COPENACE was spotted near the Nugget Motel when she has several court ordered conditions to not be near there or in Fort Frances.

#LSN_Crime  #LSN_DrugBust  #LSN_OPP  #LSN_TBayCourthouse

TBPS ARREST STABBER THIS MORNING 24 September 2021

TBPS ARREST STABBER THIS MORNING

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   ~~   September 24, 2021 (LSNews)  ~ Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers responded to a stabbing call early this morning, Friday September 24,2021 on McIntyre Street to find a man bleeding from a knife wound.

Paramedics arrived to take male to hospital to be treated for his knife wound.

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

TBPS MAKE ARREST IN SOCIAL HOUSING ARSON 24 September 2021

TBPS MAKE ARREST IN SOCIAL HOUSING ARSON

Westfort Ward Spence Court Amelia Street

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   ~`  September 24, 2021  (LSNews)  A fire was started in an apartment at Thunder Bay Social Housing at 230 Amelia Street West on September 2,2021.

Hardworking Thunder Bay Police & Fire Rescue arrived to investigate & extinguish the fire.

The fire was determined to be arson.

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

TBPS ARREST SENIOR SEX OFFENDER AGAIN 24 September 2021

TBPS ARREST SENIOR SEX OFFENDER AGAIN

COURTS RELEASE SEX OFFENDER ON $300 NO DEPOSIT BAIL

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~~~~ September 24, 2021 (LSNews)    Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers arrested a Registered Sex Offender early this morning, Friday September 24,2021 who was in breach of his release order with curfew of 10pm to 7am.

A 79 year old GARY ALBERT FROWEN was criminally charged with:

-breach of release order

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay  #LSN_SexOffender #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

Justice Centre gives Ontario final warning over vax passports 23 September 2021

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NORTHERN, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~~   September 23, 2021  (LSNews)  The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms has issued a legal warning letter to the Ontario Government on behalf of four clients demanding the vaccine passport mandate be revoked immediately. The law requires Ontarians as young as 12 to provide proof of two doses of the Covid mRNA vaccination as of September 22, 2021, or be denied access to a wide range of businesses and organizations, including field trips to city facilities. The Justice Centre has notified the Province that it will file a legal action should Ontario fail to halt its unconstitutional discrimination against those who have not yet chosen to receive the experimental vaccines.

#LSN_PublicSafety  #LSN_Health  #LSNews_TBay

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Thunder Centre

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~~~~  September 23, 2021 (LSNews)  Inside Edition sources are indicating that the LCBO located at 969 Fort William Road was struck by a drunk driver in a yellow Camaro this afternoon, Wednesday September 22,2021 around 2:30pm.

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_TBayCourthouse

THUNDER BAY POLICE ARREST DRUG DEALER AFTER OVERDOSE DEATH 22 September 2021

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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO   ~~~~~~  September 22, 2021  (LSNews)   Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers & paramedics responded to a call of a woman in medical distress shortly after 12pm noon on Sunday September 19,2021

#LSN_Crime #LSNews_TBay #LSN_TBPS #LSN_DrugBust #LSN_TBayCourthouse

TORONTO DRUG DEALER ON BAIL BUSTED BY TBPS OFFICERS. 22 September 2021

TORONTO DRUG DEALER ON BAIL BUSTED BY TBPS OFFICERS.

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~~ September 22, 2021  (LSNews)  Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers have been busy monitoring all the trap houses in Thunder Bay & yesterday, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 they executed a search warrant at a home in the 100 block of Secord Street before 6pm.

A black male attempted to run from TBPS Officers but didn’t get very far. He put up a struggle while being arrested.

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