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Information for passengers at the Thunder Bay International Airport

Information for passengers at the Thunder Bay International Airport

Updated August 21, 2020

This information is for passengers at the Thunder Bay International Airport who:

  • Are attempting to return to a northern community, AND
  • Cannot board their flight because they failed the screening process

Please call the Thunder Bay District Health Unit for more information and to be assessed for testing.

807.935.8100
OR
1.888.294.6630 (Toll Free)
Monday to Thursday:
8:30AM – 4:30PM
Saturday to Sunday:
9:00AM – 1:00PM

After hours: call the Thunder Bay Answering Service at 807.624.1280

If you are told that you should separate yourself from others to avoid spreading illness (i.e. self-isolating) and:
You are a Non-Insured Health Benefits client currently on medical travel:
Contact Wequedong Lodge at (807) 623-1432 for a place to stay.

If you do not have access to a phone, ask an airline agent to direct you to the Wequedong direct line.

You are travelling for non-medical reasons:
1) Contact your Community Leadership or Health Director to determine what you should do prior to returning home.
2) If you don’t have anywhere to self-isolate in Thunder Bay, you may be able to stay at a hotel or access emergency shelter. See reverse for more information.

If you are told that you should get tested, call the COVID-19 assessment centre to book an appointment at (807) 935-8100.

Hotels:

Some hotels are accepting guests who need to self-isolate (see examples below). Make sure to call ahead and let them know that you’re showing symptoms and have been told to self-isolate.

Valhalla Inn

1 Valhalla Inn Rd

Thunder Bay, ON

(807) 577-1121

*Offering reduced rate

Comfort Inn

660 W Arthur St

Thunder Bay, ON

(807) 475-3155

Emergency Shelter:

Emergency shelter is available for people who have no other place to self-isolate. Ask for information about how to access emergency shelter when you call the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (see front for contact information).

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