New Centre for Addictions Care Opening in Dartmouth

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Centre for Addictions Care Opening in Dartmouth   A new service for people struggling with substance use and gambling addictions will open in Dartmouth next week. The recovery support centre will be the first local hub for adults requiring less intensive withdrawal management support. Services will include in-person assessments, group […]

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RCMP administer Naloxone to youth in distress

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP administer Naloxone to youth in distress A Lunenburg District RCMP officer successfully administered Naloxone to a 17-year-old youth who was suffering from a drug overdose in Lunenburg County. On January 14, police and EHS responded to a complaint of a 17-year-old male youth who had just collapsed at a home […]

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Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm The winter storm working its way across the province is having an impact on some Nova Scotia Health services and appointments. Cancellations or closures are posted on Nova Scotia Health’s website. The public can visit nshealth.ca/stormclosures for the latest updates on how the […]

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We are at Dalhousie next week for a 3 day Blood Donor Clinic Jan 18th to Jan 20th

Via Canadian Blood Services – “We are at Dalhousie next week for a 3 day Blood Donor Clinic Jan 18th to Jan 20th and with no students being on campus filling the appointments is a challenge. Currently we have 142 empty appointments over the 3 days” See the attached image for more information

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Additional service reductions due to high number of emergency visits and admissions, combined with staffing pressures

**** NSHA Media Release   Additional service reductions due to high number of emergency visits and admissions, combined with staffing pressures Hospitals throughout Nova Scotia continue to see higher than normal emergency visits and demands for hospitals beds, including increasing COVID-19 related admissions and staffing pressures, which are resulting in delays in care and ongoing […]

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Carbon monoxide poisoning awareness 

**** HEALTH Canada Release Carbon monoxide poisoning awareness   Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning Carbon monoxide can cause health problems before you even notice that it’s present. Breathing it in reduces your body’s ability to carry oxygen in your blood. Exposure to the gas can cause carbon monoxide poisoning (CO poisoning) and can be dangerous […]

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Police responded to a workplace incident in Dartmouth yesterday where two men were injured

**** HRP Media Release Two men injured in workplace incident ​ Police responded to a workplace incident in Dartmouth yesterday where two men were injured. ​ On January 10 at approximately 4:10 p.m. police responded to a report of a workplace incident at a construction site on Clarence Street in Dartmouth. Two men, both 49, […]

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Affordable Housing Commission Progress Report

**** Housing Media Release Affordable Housing Commission Progress Report —————————————————————- NOTE: The following is a news release on behalf of the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission. —————————————————————- The Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission has released a progress report on the Province’s efforts to address the urgent need for improved affordable housing in Nova Scotia. The […]

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Statement regarding ongoing efforts to address homelessness in the Halifax region

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding ongoing efforts to address homelessness in the Halifax region The following is a statement from the Halifax Regional Municipality regarding the ongoing efforts to help the Province of Nova Scotia address homelessness in our region. The municipality expects installation for the majority of modular units (providing access to 24 […]

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Certain Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products recalled due to Listeria monocytogene Issue Dole Canada Company is recalling certain Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have been sold nationally. Brand Product Size UPC Codes Dole Garden Salad 340 g […]

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