Thunder Bay Airport: Information for passengers travelling to northern communities amid COVID-19
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 defined by Transport Canada Please call the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) for more information: (807) 625-5900 OR 1-888-294-6630 (toll free) Monday to Thursday: 8:30am – 7:00pm Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday to Sunday: 9:00am – 1:00pm After hours: call the Thunder Bay Answering Service at (807) 624-1280 If Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) instructs you to self-isolate 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 traveling for non-medical reasons: Contact your Community Leadership or Health Director to determine what you should do prior to returning home. 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. Hotels: Some hotels are accepting guests who need to self-isolate. 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) 475-315 Emergency Shelter: Emergency shelter is available for people who have no other place to self-isolate. More information about how to access emergency shelter will be provided when you call the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (see front for contact information).