Health

Upcoming Donor Recognition Celebration

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will soon unveil the redesigned Donor Recognition Boards. Invitations have been sent out and plans have been undertaken to host a Donor Recognition Celebration on Sunday, March 26th from 1 pm to 3 pm. At 2 pm Dr. Julie Weinstein will be the guest speaker, following that the ‘In Memory’ names will be acknowledged. ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank Update – March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 @ 11:16 Wawa Community Food Bank volunteers once again wish to recognize our community members and organizations that provide such welcome support for the less fortunate in our midst. In January of this year, the Lady Dunn Hospital staff and administration contributed the proceeds from their annual Dress Down Fund. Thank you for this very generous donation. ...

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Moving Ahead with the North East LHIN’s Strategy to Improve Housing for Vulnerable Populations across the Region

Mar 9, 2017 @ 06:19 The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) met with the senior leadership of the region’s District Social Services Boards (DSSABs), as well as Service Managers of municipalities on Friday to move ahead with the recommendations found in its Innovative Housing with Health Supports in Northeastern Ontario Strategic Plan: 2016-2019. The partners identified leaders who ...

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Wawa Family Health Team donates to Digital Radiography Upgrade

Mar 4, 2017 @ 10:35 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation is pleased to announce that net proceeds from the 2017 Women’s Gala ‘Keep Calm and Party On’ held on February 3rd, 2017 was generously donated to the Foundation. The healthy donation of $2,421.00 will go towards the Digital Radiography upgrade in the x-ray room.  Since the Gala began in ...

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LDHC Palliative Care Suite Grand Opening

The Lady Dunn Health Centre held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Palliative Care Suite. The Suite is a beautiful pair of rooms featuring a mini-livingroom/dining room/kitchen with loveseats that open into beds. The patient’s bed looks very comfortable, and looks much like a beautiful bedroom at home.  When using the suite families can enjoy tv, ...

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Lady Dunn Health Centre’s Palliative Care Suite Opening

The Lady Dunn Health Centre (LDHC) is pleased to announce the opening of our one bed palliative care suite on February 22, 2017. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11 am with the open house continuing through until 3 pm. The suite is made possible with funding support from the North East Local Health Integration Network in keeping with ...

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Sex: Let’s talk about it

February 12 to 18 is Sexual and Reproductive Health Week and Algoma Public Health wants to remind you about the importance of starting a conversation about healthy sexuality.   Many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have few or no noticeable symptoms and people may not be aware that they are infected. These infections can lead to serious health complications if left ...

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Mon diabète ne me rend pas « malade », donc pourquoi suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète?

Beaucoup de patients ne savent pas si un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète (PED) leur serait utile, et pensent qu’un tel programme ne s’adresse qu’aux personnes très malades. « Je croyais que mon diabète n’était pas grave et qu’il est bien maîtrisé. Pourquoi dois-je suivre un programme d’éducation en matière de diabète? Je vois mon médecin ou infirmière praticienne plusieurs ...

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Hope Air celebrates 30 Years of Flights

  It is said that we are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps “six degrees of separation”. That tenuous type of connection led to this article. When the Nipigon River Bridge failed, Wawa-news covered the ...

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