Community Wellness

12 Oct
2018

Are you getting your costumes and decorations ready for Halloween?

Make sure your lights, accessories and costumes haven’t been recalled! Make sure that Halloween is a safe and happy experience for the whole family by following these simple tips: Look for costumes and accessories that are labelled as “flame-resistant“. Flowing skirts and capes, baggy sleeves, over-sized costumes and feathers on costumes can all be hazards …

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10 Oct
2018

Do you know the dangers of buying counterfeit health products?

Counterfeit drugs are not approved by Health Canada. They are made to look like brand name or generic prescription drugs to hide how they were produced and what they contain.                       Counterfeit drugs are not safe or effective, as they can be made with: too …

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3 Oct
2018

October 24 CHEP Video-conference – Exploring Life Losses

Join us  for the next Community Health Education Program Video-conference                    Topic: Exploring Life Losses  Grief is the natural reaction to loss. Some examples of loss include the death of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, job loss, loss due to health issues or the loss …

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1 Oct
2018

Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) FREE support groups for families with children 2 to 12 years old

Triple P (Positive Parenting Practices) is an approach to parenting created to help you manage children’s behaviour and improve your relationship with your child. You will even learn ways to have more fun in your role as a parent.  Triple P offers conferences, individual and group support in French and in English. An English-speaking group will be starting on …

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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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