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Len Gillis, local journalism initiative reporter

Len Gillis is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter at Sudbury.com covering health care in northeastern Ontario and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recent Work by Len

Gélinas bill would force health-care workers to report abuse of vulnerable adults

Gélinas bill would force health-care workers to report abuse of vulnerable adults

Sudbury MPP said wants adults to get the same protection provided when children are abused or neglected
<b>WATCH: </b>Sudbury.com toured city’s first COVID-19 mass vax clinic, opens Feb. 25

WATCH: Sudbury.com toured city’s first COVID-19 mass vax clinic, opens Feb. 25

Carmichael Arena transformed into vaccination central for hundreds of priority health-care workers
That time Len Gillis was assaulted by a railroad bull while downtown North Bay exploded

That time Len Gillis was assaulted by a railroad bull while downtown North Bay exploded

Sometimes the real story happens when you’re covering something else
Sudbury Community Drug Strategy numbers indicate that opioids are still a significant problem

Sudbury Community Drug Strategy numbers indicate that opioids are still a significant problem

Overdose visits at hospital and paramedic calls in January have spiked compared to previous years
Sudbury Board of Health endorses permanent paid sick leave for Ontario

Sudbury Board of Health endorses permanent paid sick leave for Ontario

Board agrees that paid sick leave is important to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Sudbury health unit identifies possible arenas, community centres to be used for mass vaccination

Sudbury health unit identifies possible arenas, community centres to be used for mass vaccination

Includes possible venues in the Manitoulin district
<updated>Public Health Sudbury:  </updated>Arenas, community centres to be used for mass vaccination

Public Health Sudbury: Arenas, community centres to be used for mass vaccination

COVID-19 vaccine clinics for the general public could begin in mid-April
Program that helps Sudbury seniors live longer at home gets $6.5M funding boost

Program that helps Sudbury seniors live longer at home gets $6.5M funding boost

The money means the Community Paramedicine Program can be expanded to provide support and services to more local seniors
Questions raised about angry social media commentary directed at health workers

Questions raised about angry social media commentary directed at health workers

In a survey of 460 American physicians, one in four reported being attacked on social media with attacks ranging from posting fake reviews, to racist abuse and violent threats
Questions raised about angry social media commentary directed at health workers

Questions raised about angry social media commentary directed at health workers

Does anyone have the right to harass medical workers because of public health restrictions?