Health

May Contain Nuts – You can still drink Milk

By now, many of you have seen Canada’s new food guide. For those of you who have not-it has temporarily done away with serving sizes and suggested daily intake- this will come later this year with phase 2. No longer is there a four colored rainbow sprawled across the page depicting four categories of food. Instead, there is a circle ...

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Minister of Health launches new approach for Canada’s Food Guide

The Food Guide that many of us grew up with focused on food choices. But we now know that our eating habits are just as important to our health as the foods we choose. Busy Canadians want simple guidance that they can trust to help them make healthy food choices for themselves and their families. In launching the new Canada’s ...

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North East LHIN’s Bay Street Office Re-Opened

Further to an office closure on January 21 due to burst frozen water pipes, the North East LHIN’s Home and Community Care office located at 390 Bay Street (Elgin Tower) in Sault Ste. Marie has re-opened today. The office is open for its usual business hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) and all regular services are available for area residents ...

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Sault Area Hospital back online after 0-Day Virus

Late last night, Jan. 18, 2019, Sault Area Hospital’s (SAH) IT team received confirmation from Health Sciences North (HSN) that they were able to find and remove the zero-day virus that had infected their systems. HSN, together with an independent third-party IT security firm, assured SAH that the threat had been removed and that our systems could be brought back ...

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Maamwesying Opens Wawa Clinic

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services & Michipicoten First Nation are excited to announce the opening of their new North Clinic located at 3 Maple Street in Wawa, ON. Through the community based health clinic, a Primary Health Care Team affords opportunities to provide services to on-reserve citizens and to the urban Indigenous population residing in Wawa and the surrounding ...

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A Message of Thanks from the LDHC Foundation

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s “Wish Upon a Star” campaign.  A total of $12,917was donated through this campaign. Generous hearts certainly prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will aid in the funding of Phase 2 of the Digital ...

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May Contain Nuts – January 2

The New Year is upon us. A time for reflecting on the past, and planning for the future. A time when many feel compelled to set a resolution they will actually carry out this year. This year, set a resolution that is realistic, attainable, and will not fall by the wayside by mid-April. Set the resolution to eat more! Eat ...

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services de soins durant les Fêtes

Savoir où se rendre pour obtenir des soins est important, surtout durant le temps des Fêtes, où il y a à la fois une plus grande demande en soins de santé et plus de bureaux fermés en raison des congés. Le personnel du Service de soins à domicile et en milieu communautaire du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé ...

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Holiday Health Care Options

Knowing where to go for health care is important, especially this time of year, when there’s an increased demand for services and holiday closures. North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) Home and Community Care staff will provide services to patients throughout the holiday season, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day except Christmas Day – from 8:00 ...

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The “Wish Upon a Star 2018” Campaign Has Begun

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched its annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign.  For every gift made to the 2018 Wish Campaign, a star will be displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree in the hospital lobby. At the admitting desk, stars can be inscribed in your name, in memory of loved ones, or in honour of someone special.  ...

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Hope Air Provides Free Flights to those in Medical Need

Last year, Hope Air provided over 900 flights to people in Northern Ontario who were in need of medical services far away from home. For those who live in small and rural communities where specialized medical care is not available, a trip to see a medical specialist might involve a 16-hour car or bus ride. Hope Air is the only ...

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WFHT Welcomes Dr. Dannica Switzer

The Wawa Family Health Team is very pleased to be announcing a new member to our team. We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Dannica Switzer as of January 2, 2019. Dannica was born and raised in Wawa, and having spent the better part of the past 15 years away, she is excited about returning to her ...

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