Month: September 2018

17 Sep
2018

Chicken nuggets, strips, burgers and fries: handle and prepare them with care

Did you know that over the past year and a half, there have been hundreds of laboratory-confirmed human illnesses across the country associated with frozen raw breaded chicken products? These products may appear to be pre-cooked or browned, but they should be handled and prepared with caution. Illnesses can be avoided by following cooking instructions …

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12 Sep
2018

Taking Charge of Your Life in the Face of Chronic Pain workshop

Four Tuesdays in October 2018: Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 23 10:00 to 11:30 AM Group sessions intended to help you better understand what you can do when dealing with chronic pain. Topics covered will include: pain, fatigue, anxiety, fears, expectations, attitude, connections, self-care, support, and various tools. These four group sessions will be led …

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11 Sep
2018

Participate in a U Laval Research Project

The CHU de Québec has reached out to the English-speaking community for help in validating a cognitive screening tool they are developing in order to refine the diagnosis of patients suffering memory problems.   In an effort to support  research currently underway, please consider participating in  the validation of this tool. Please see poster. The …

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5 Sep
2018

Become a Friendly Visitor to seniors at home

We are looking for more volunteers in our Friendly Visit volunteer program! Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves alone here in the Quebec City region, family members and friends having long since moved away. Some are limited by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Some are fearful of falling during …

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5 Sep
2018

September 26 CHEP Video-conference – Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New?

Dietitian, Dorothy Moffat will explore the topic of Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New? at the next Community Health Education Program video-conference to be held Wednesday, September 26 from 10 AM to noon in the Jeffery Hale Board Room (1270 ch. Ste-Foy). You will be able to ask your diet-related questions! This activity is …

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5 Sep
2018

Park Playdates 2018: A Roaring Volunteer Success Story!

Sunny days, wiggly little ones  and enthusiastic volunteer power all combined together to provide some fun days in the park for English-speaking families with preschoolers during the  summer of 2018. Park Play Dates allows families a chance to gather in a variety of parks and playgrounds across the city every summer for the past 14 …

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