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The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is higher in the winter

Did you know that carbon monoxide can cause health problems before you even notice its presence? Although carbon monoxide (CO) can be present in your home or cottage at any time of the year, the risk is greater in winter months because homes in Canada are usually heated by furnaces, …

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Stuck in the snow with your car: an emergency kit can help

 Did you know that winter brings an increased risk of getting stuck in your car? Slippery or snow-covered roads, reduced visibility and bitter cold: these are all conditions that can make driving difficult and even dangerous during winter. If you are stuck in the snow, try to stay calm and …

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Did you make a resolution to be more physically active? Here are some tips to get you started…

  Did you know that adults should be active for at least 2.5 hours a week? Children and youth aged 5-17 should accumulate at least one hour of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.  Physical activity helps feel better! Regular physical activity can improve your overall sense of well being by …

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Ramp Up your Motor Skills Rally Recap

Dadventures, a community Wellness Centre initiative to support men raising children, provided a energetic morning of fun  for 24 eager participants during the RAMP up Your Motor Skills Rally held  Saturday, November 30 at Quebec High School. This event allowed kids a place to grow  their motor skills, let their …

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Do you live in Quebec City’s Upper town (Haute-Ville)? 

If you live in Quebec City’s Upper town, a research team associated with the Centre Famille Haute-Ville, Mobilization Haute-Ville and Projets Bourlamaque invites you to complete an important survey. Their research will be used to help improve services available to families based on their needs and lived realities. These researchers …

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HoHOHO HERE We Go Again Children’s Christmas Party

Families with preschool children remember to mark your calendars and reserve your seat!  Join i the Wellness Centre’s annual festive children’s get-together in the Coin Soleil room (2nd floor of the Jeffery Hale Hospital 1250 ch. Ste-Foy) on Saturday, December 14th from 10 to 11:30 AM. Enjoy  a special performance …

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Grow your French vocabulary and make new friends at Des racines et des mots

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Protect Yourself against Flame Jetting

Serious fire and burn risks associated with certain containers of pourable alcohol-based fuels and certain firepots that use pourable fuels Health Canada warns consumers of the serious fire and burn risks associated with flame jetting occurrences that may result from the use of certain containers of pourable alcohol-based fuels and …

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Dadventures:  A recap from the Mont Wright Hike! 

Dadventures, a new Wellness Centre initiative to support men raising children, got off to an exciting start in late September with a drizzly-but-fun hike up Mount Wright. The fifteen eager participants included five dads, one grandad and nine excited children ranging in age from 2 to 8 years. Jarryd Smith, …

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Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Once again this year, Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccination for members of the English-speaking community who meet certain eligibility criteria (see below).  No registration is required; this service is offered on a walk-in basis. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., November 5 at the St-Gabriel de …

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