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Warm weather brings tick risk for the whole family

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Warm weather brings tick risk for the whole family

With warmer weather comes the risk of ticks, which can affect everyone in the family, including your pet. As a dog owner, you want the best for your four-legged friend. An important part of their care is protection against fleas and ticks, but are you armed with the knowledge you need to protect them? Fleas […]

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Niagara Health celebrates Doctors’ Day

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Niagara Health celebrates Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health joined in with the celebration of Doctors’ Day on May 1/2018, saluting our more than 600 physicians who work tirelessly for patients and families. “On behalf of the entire Niagara Health team, I want to thank our caring and compassionate doctors for dedicating themselves every day to saving lives and making a positive […]

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You can now renew your Ontario Health Card online

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You can now renew your Ontario Health Card online

Skip the line and visit ServiceOntario.ca/RenewCards People across Ontario can now renew their photo health card online at ServiceOntario.ca/RenewCards. To renew a health card online, people in Ontario need: A valid driver’s licence to verify identity as a security measure To have lived at the same address at least 90 days prior to renewing To keep […]

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Webinar to examine how data can shape preventative health in Niagara

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Webinar to examine how data can shape preventative health in Niagara

Brock University press release – What are the biggest health problems in Niagara? Can we create a strategy that would address health challenges not only when they occur, but even before potential problems arise? Brock University’s Niagara Community Observatory (NCO) has teamed up with Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services to research and address […]

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Skunk with rabies found in Welland

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Skunk with rabies found in Welland

A skunk in an urban area of Welland has tested positive for rabies recently. Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in the number of animals testing positive for rabies in Niagara. So far, in 2018, there have been two raccoons and one skunk test positive for rabies. In 2017, there were a total […]

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Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

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Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

Community Addiction Services of Niagara (CASON) announced Tuesday April 24/2018 that it has been awarded accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are reflected in this significant achievement. “To be CCA Accredited is truly a seal of approval. With increasing pressure […]

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