Home » Archives by category » Health (Page 31)

Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

Comments Off on Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges
Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

Bridges Community Health Centre is offering several health and wellness programs this fall that are no cost and open to all residents of Port Colborne and Wainfleet. • Join our dietitians to explore common nutrition myths and discuss the truth about foods which can keep you healthy. The Busting Nutrition Myths workshop will be held […]

Continue reading …

Patient tests negative for Ebola

Comments Off on Patient tests negative for Ebola
Patient tests negative for Ebola

A patient in isolation at St. Catharines hospital has tested negative for the Ebola virus, and remains stable, said the Niagara Health System Thursday. Earlier this week, the health system said a patient with flu-like symptoms, who had traveled from West Africa where Ebola is endemic, was admitted and isolated in the hospital on Fourth […]

Continue reading …

NHS isolates patient in St. Catharines hospital

Comments Off on NHS isolates patient in St. Catharines hospital
NHS isolates patient in St. Catharines hospital

A patient with flu-like symptoms, who had traveled from West Africa where Ebola is endemic, has been admitted and isolated by the Niagara Health System at the St. Catharines hospital. The health system said the patient is being managed and tested per public health protocols as part of heightened vigilance, and is is currently stable. […]

Continue reading …

First day on the job for new NHS president

Comments Off on First day on the job for new NHS president
First day on the job for new NHS president

    Niagara Health System’s new president marked her first day on the job Tuesday. “I can’t tell you how much I have been looking forward to today and how excited I am about working together with the NHS team and Niagara residents to shape the future of healthcare in Niagara,” said Dr. Suzanne Johnston […]

Continue reading …

Health system looking for volunteers

Comments Off on Health system looking for volunteers
Health system looking for volunteers

Niagara Health System is looking for volunteer with skills like good communication and problem-solving, along with a kind nature to support patients, families and staff in the emergency departments in Welland, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines. “Volunteering at the hospital offers a rewarding experience and meaningful work for community members who want to get involved […]

Continue reading …

Poor dental health has toll on communities

Comments Off on Poor dental health has toll on communities
Poor dental health has toll on communities

Not having dental coverage comes at a high cost to both those without it and the community at large, said Bridges Community Health Centre health promoter Rhonda Barron. Barron, in a release, said according to data from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Niagara Health System saw 1,908 visits to the emergency room […]

Continue reading …