Mobile primary care clinic in Dartmouth cancelled April 21

**** NSHA Media Release Mobile primary care clinic in Dartmouth cancelled April 21 Please note Nova Scotia Health’s mobile primary care clinic in Dartmouth (Tacoma walk-in clinic) is cancelled on Sunday, April 21. Please note other options for care: Nova Scotians can now access VirtualCareNS, which provides free, temporary access to primary health care. Visit www.virtualcarens.ca to […]

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(Update) Precautionary Boil Water Advisory in Effect For Middle Musquodoboit

**** Halifax Water Release UPDATE: Precautionary Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Middle Musquodoboit This advisory impacts customers in Middle Musquodoboit that are serviced by Halifax Water. Water service has been restored to customers in Middle Musquodoboit. Customers in the area may experience discoloured water following this repair. It is recommended that those customers run the COLD water […]

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The volunteers from HRFE Stn 8 are at the Bedford Superstore (until 4pm) raising money for the NS Burn Treatment Society

The volunteers from HRFE Stn 8 are at the Bedford Superstore (until 4pm) raising money for the NS Burn Treatment Society With an obstacle course for the kids, a real firetruck to explore, and foodtruck on scene, they are looking to meet and greet the public and help out a great cause! . . . […]

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Mobile primary care clinics in Central Zone

**** NSHA Media Release Mobile primary care clinics in Central Zone Nova Scotia Health’s mobile primary care clinics have these upcoming clinic dates: Cobequid Community Health Centre 40 Freer Ln., Lower Sackville Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dartmouth Mobile Primary Care Clinic […]

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Nova Scotia Health is in the process of contacting 2,690 people by letter whose personal health information was inappropriately accessed by a former employee at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital

**** NSHA Media Release Statement regarding privacy breach at Nova Scotia Health  Nova Scotia Health is in the process of contacting 2,690 people by letter whose personal health information was inappropriately accessed by a former employee at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital. The person responsible for the breaches has been terminated. Nova Scotia Health views this […]

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Calling all superheroes, Drop Zone Halifax is on Tuesday, August 13th this year and registration is now open! 

**** Info via Easter Seals Calling all superheroes, Drop Zone Halifax is on Tuesday, August 13th this year and registration is now open!  Drop Zone is a knee-shaking, heart-pounding and adrenaline-pumping adventure that encourages you to get out of your comfort zone and face your fears by rappelling from the top of Halifax’s tallest office […]

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Communicable Disease Prevention and Control – Lyme Diseasel

**** CNS Media Release Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Lyme Disease Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted to humans by a bite from an infected blacklegged tick. In Nova Scotia, only the blacklegged tick carries the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, and not all blacklegged ticks carry the bacteria. Ticks attach to the skin […]

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Tick populations across Nova Scotia are growing and as the weather gets warmer, it is important for people to take the necessary steps to protect themselves, their family and their pets

**** Health / Weather Release Be Tick Safe While Enjoying Nature —————————————————— Tick populations across Nova Scotia are growing and as the weather gets warmer, it is important for people to take the necessary steps to protect themselves, their family and their pets. “Tick-borne diseases are preventable if you are aware and take simple precautions […]

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The Metro Animal Emergency Clinic will be temporarily condensing our hours of availability

**** Via Metro Animal Emergency Clinic **ATTENTION PLEASE NOTE** The Metro Animal Emergency Clinic has gone through many changes in the past 27 years. First, we were open only nights and weekends; then, during the day as well but only as support for critical and emergency transfers from other hospitals; and finally, as being open […]

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