January 6, 2021

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and the Ministry of the Solicitor General confirm that an outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at the following facilities in Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay Jail, 285 MacDougall Street – Facility Wide
Thunder Bay Correctional Centre, 2351 Highway 61 South – Male Unit

The outbreak declaration is being made in accordance with provincial guidelines, two individuals associated with the facilities have recently been confirmed to have COVID19. Working with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, TBDHU will continue to monitor
and assess the situation. Further measures, including expanded precautions will be taken as needed to manage this situation.

For additional information about COVID-19 and the TBDHU area, please see the TBDHU Website.

Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.

We thank you for your understand and cooperation during this difficult time and for your assistance in our efforts to keep our community safe.

Updated information will be posted as it becomes available, please check the website FWFN.com and watch for community notices to keep updated.

Michael Pelletie

January 2021 – Outbreak at Thunder Bay District Jails