“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.”  Steve Maraboli


As you may have heard on HOT 93.5, Doyle Dodge is celebrating 100 years in the community and is giving away $10,000 a month to one lucky charity!
This month, our Caring Beyond Capital Campaign is being featured along with the Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer and Our Children Our Future.
We believe that all 3 charities are worthy, and we strongly urge you to VOTE by clicking on the link below!  Please also share this link with your family and friends!

Internal Updates

We currently have no outbreaks to report in any of our facilities!  Thank you for continuing to work tirelessly to provide our patients and residents with the best care possible.  I am humbled to be working with so many Rock Stars!

Surveillance Swabbing


Mandatory Rapid Antigen testing clinics for staff, students, volunteers, and caregivers continues upon entry each day.  Staff are to ensure that they are following the required testing protocol based on their individual schedules.


Mandatory Rapid Antigen testing clinics for all staff at both SJCCC and the Clarion Site runs every day upon entry.  Staff are to ensure that they are following the required testing protocol based on their individual schedules.  For clarification SJCCC/Clarion site is following the outlined schedule which consists of a rapid test every 2 days, or upon your next scheduled shift.


Last week a Vaccine incentive was announced for each organization:

  • If you Get your 1st vaccine by June 21, 2021 you are entered into the early bird draw to be drawn on June 30, 2021.
  • If you Get fully vaccinated by August 27th you are entered into the Big Draw to be drawn on August 31, 2021.

Look for the “Why should you get your Covid-19 vaccine?” posters for the list of prizes being offered.

Vaccine clinics continue to be offered by Public Health in our area.  Book online or call:

  • Main line: call 705.674.2299 (toll-free: 1.800.708.2505), between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., seven days a week.
  • Alternate line: call 1.844.782.2273, between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week.

Help save lives.  Please get vaccinated.  Visit the Sudbury & District Health unit website for more details on upcoming clinics.

Federal Update

As of May 18, 2021, across Canada, the cumulative total of confirmed cases is 1,334,104 of which 67,639 remain active.  To date there are 24,983 deaths recorded in Canada.

Provincial Update

As of May 18, 2021, in Ontario, the cumulative total of confirmed cases is 513,102 which is an increase of 1,616 – this includes 479,630 resolved cases and 8,506 reported deaths. To date 7,286,177 vaccine doses have been administered and 442,102 individuals are fully vaccinated.

Local Update

  • Sudbury & Districts Public Health Unit – 56 active cases
  • 88,103 individuals have received their first vaccine dose and there are 10,063 individuals fully vaccinated.

Current Local Outbreaks (as reported by Sudbury & District Public Health Unit)

  • Outland at IAMGOLD (Cote Mine Project)
  • Vale Limited (Totten Mine)
  • Health Sciences North (6th floor, South Tower)

HSN is reporting 8 confirmed cases (4 ICU; 4 other units)

In Closing…

Last week the provincial government extended the Stay-at-Home order and the existing emergency orders in place until June 2, 2021.  These orders and guidelines remain in place for everyone. Please continue to remain vigilant.  We have come so far, and a little further can only improve the province’s ability towards reopening a safer Ontario for the summer.

Staying Healthy and Staying Safe and Getting Vaccinated Saves Lives!



Additional Resources

Public Health Ontario
Sudbury & District Public Health
COVID-19-Assessment-Centre in the Greater City of Sudbury
COVID-19 results