Health

Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

May 17, 2018 @ 11:05 Ontario is encouraging people to protect themselves from tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease when spending time outdoors. Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected black-legged tick, which can be found almost anywhere in Ontario. People living in or visiting wooded areas with tall grass and bushes, or moist ...

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SSM – Parkinson’s Disease Education Event

May 10, 2018 @ 09:24 Parkinson Canada is hosting a Parkinson’s Disease Education Event in Sault Ste. Marie on Tuesday, May 29th titled: You … and your Health Care Team.  In the absence of a local Movement Disorder Clinic, this session will focus on helping people living with Parkinson’s to access all available resources in order to create their personal ...

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May Contain Nuts – May ‘Permission vs Restriction’

May 10, 2018 @ 08:03 Do you ever find you are “allowing” yourself to have a treat, or having a “cheat day”? If your everyday dietary regime requires a cheat day, then maybe you should break-up! You are evidently unhappy and unable to sustain the diet trends you are following! Quit restricting yourself! Although we are adults, we act just ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est appuie une nouvelle clinique de soins primaires qui desservira White River et la Première Nation Pic Mobert

May 9, 2018 @ 08:18 Une nouvelle équipe de professionnels de la santé améliorera l’accès des résidents de White River et de la Première Nation Pic Mobert à des soins de santé de grande qualité, plus près de chez eux.   Une nouvelle clinique dirigée par du personnel infirmier praticien reliera les membres des communautés de White River et de ...

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LDHCF Donor Recognition Celebration 2018

May 4, 2018 @ 08:33 On Sunday, April 29th, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Celebration. Gratitude was expressed to donors and the names newly inscribed on the “In-Memory” Donor Board were respectfully acknowledged. To date, the Foundation has donated over $415,000 to the hospital for the purchase of medical equipment and other equipment needed ...

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The Mixing Spoon – Wawa’s Community Kitchen

May 2, 2018 @ 08:20   The Wawa community kitchen has officially been established!! We are a registered non-profit called “The Mixing Spoon”. We had a logo contest for high school students, and Abiguel Jones was the winner. So, what is The Mixing Spoon you ask? We are a community kitchen. And if that still leaves you confused, this community ...

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Wawa’s Indoor Walking Program Ends for Season

Apr 25, 2018 @ 08:17 The Wawa Indoor Walking Program ends tomorrow for the season. Walking Coordinator Shelly Duplessis would like to thank all those who came out to walk, and the health service providers for their visits. See you next year! Shelly Duplessis

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Together For Respect Rally

Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:21   Yesterday Wawa residents saw a rally at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals rallied across the province asking for respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).   “In an exceptional show of solidarity, unions and workers across Ontario are taking action ...

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Charity Hockey Donates to the LDHC Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:00 On Tuesday, April 10th staff members from the Wawa Family Health Team, the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Algoma Paramedic Services were invited to participate in a charity hockey game. Players donated whatever they wished to the cause. A total of $440.00 was raised from the event. The LDHC Foundation would like to extend ...

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Liberal government fails to address unique health needs of Northern Ontario residents

Apr 17, 2018 @ 18:01 During question period, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, Michael Mantha, asked the Liberal premier why the government continues to neglect the unique needs of northern Ontario communities after discovering a low-income constituent suffering from chronic pain is being forced to travel almost seventy kilometres to an emergency room, three times a week, just to refill his required prescription ...

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