Health officials are reminding residents it’s not too late to get a flu shot as influenza activity picks up across Canada and Saskatchewan.
A respiratory illness outbreak has been declared in the Kyle Health Centre, effective January 10, 2017.
Released on January 4, 2017
Change Will Reduce Administration While Improving Co-ordination of Health Services
Today, Health Minister Jim Reiter accepted all of the recommendations of the Saskatchewan Advisory Panel on Health System Structure, and announced the province will consolidate the 12 existing Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) into one single Provincial Health Authority.
Both Whooping cough (pertussis) and Influenza have been identified in students attending schools in the Heartland Health Region. Protection to both Whooping cough and Influenza can be provided by vaccination. Check our website for locations. http://hrha.sk.ca/programs-services/public-health-immunizations
Immunizations are the best way to protect yourself, your family, and those around you from influenza. The Heartland Health Region will begin its seasonal influenza immunization campaign with the first clinics of the season beginning October 31st.
For a complete listing of all the clinics planned for Heartland Health Region – click the link below:
The Sun West School Division, Heartland Health Region and the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Wellness Network (DAWN) are partnering to offer a full day event for grades 7-9 students. This event is called Talking to Youth Live (TTYL). It is an interactive day to educate and create awareness in youth about alcohol and illegal drug use, while networking, learning about healthier alternatives and having fun.
TTYL Media Release
The Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan (PMPS), a home-visiting and early childhood outreach program that provides assistance and support to expectant parents or those parenting newborns to 5 year olds, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.