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Carfentanil in Niagara Region

Carfentanil in Niagara Region

Posted Nov 1st, 2017 in Municipal, Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture, NRP, welland, st. catharines, niagara falls, fort erie, fonthill, port colborne, wainfleet

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), along with the Niagara Opioid Overdose Prevention and Communication Network, would like to make the public aware of an overdose death as a result of Carfentanil in the Niagara Region.

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from Nov. 1-7

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from Nov. 1-7

Posted Oct 31st, 2017 in Awareness, Health, Home and Garden

“In Ontario, more than 65 per cent of injuries and deaths from carbon monoxide happen at home,” said McCormick, adding on average firefighters respond to at least one carbon monoxide call a week.

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Illness Etiquette

Illness Etiquette

Posted Oct 29th, 2017 in Awareness, Health, canada

In a recent survey 86 per cent of parents admitted they are annoyed when others send their sick kids to school or daycare. But what constitutes good illness etiquette?

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$250,000 for Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara

$250,000 for Food4Kids Hamilton Halton Niagara

Posted Oct 23rd, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture

Ontario is investing in 48 community projects across the province that are supporting new ways to help people break the cycle of poverty, increase food security, find good jobs and end homelessness.

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Input Sought for Proposed New Green Commercial Vehicle Program

Input Sought for Proposed New Green Commercial Vehicle Program

Posted Sep 7th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health, Culture

Ontario is helping businesses buy low-carbon vehicles and technologies that reduce emissions and foster sustainable development -- and the province is seeking public input.

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Vaccines and Back-to-school

Vaccines and Back-to-school

Posted Aug 23rd, 2017 in Health

As a new school year approaches, Ontario is reminding parents to ensure their children's vaccines are up to date. Protect Your Children from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

Posted Aug 9th, 2017 in Municipal, Health, Home and Garden, st. catharines, fonthill

Niagara Region Public Health is informing residents that Niagara has received its first confirmation of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes. To date, in the Niagara region no human cases have been reported to Public Health.

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A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

A Breakfast Smoothie - Sunshine in a Bowl

Posted Aug 7th, 2017 in Health, Recipes

The inclusion of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit alone adds potassium, fibre and actinidin. It also provides your daily vitamin C needs. Make this smoothie bowl the night before if you're pressed for time in the morning.

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Ontario Consulting on Transparency in the Health Care Sector

Ontario Consulting on Transparency in the Health Care Sector

Posted Jul 26th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Health

The goal of these discussions is to assess what additional measures are needed to increase transparency in health care, including, for example, publicly disclosing payments by private drug companies to health care providers.

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Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Rediscovering Canadian Cuisine

Posted Jul 15th, 2017 in Health, Recipes, Culture

Here Lynn Crawford, one of Canada's most iconic chefs, shares some of the food trends she's currently seeing trend in our 150th year.

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