Nova Scotia Health Authority wishes to advise the public the operating hours of the emergency department (ED) at the Guysborough Memorial Hospital will be reduced temporarily effective Thursday, July 9. Due to a shortage of physician coverage, the ED will now operate daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Les élèves de 7e année (année scolaire 2019-2020) pourront mettre à jour leurs vaccins lors des cliniques que tiendront les services de santé publique en juillet et en août. La deuxième tournée de cliniques pour les élèves en question avait été reportée en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19.
Grade 7 students from the 2019-2020 school year will be able to get up-to-date on immunizations at clinics hosted by Public Health in July and August. The second round of clinics for this past school year were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and response.
The daily adult smoking rate among Mi’kmaq Nova Scotians is more than 43 per cent as compared to the provincial smoking rate of more than 18 per cent. These numbers show us that tobacco cessation (the act of stopping smoking) is a massive concern for Mi’kmaq people, said Dylan Letendre, health promotion lead for the Mi’kmaw Cancer Care strategy.
The Mental Health and Addictions Program (MHAP) of Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has launched a new website where visitors can access information on common mental illness and harmful substance use conditions, and explore evidence-based tools and resources.