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'There may be as many as 6000-9000 area patients living with cirrhosis, and this number is increasing.”- Dr. Augustin Nguyen Liver Health Clinic opens at CMH Serving Waterloo Region, Wellington County
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'This is critical given that coaches, officials and volunteers will have close and prolonged contact with unvaccinated youth.' Public Health increases COVID-19 protection for all users of indoor sporting facilities
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'Despite promises and emotional press conferences by Premier Doug Ford, there has been no real improvement.' Despite massive media coverage through the pandemic, and despite promises and emotional press conferences by Doug Ford, there has been no real improvement in the under-staffing and care crisis.
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'Farmers face a wide range of occupational stressors every day like weather, a demanding workload, finances and the vilification of farming.' Farmers Mental Health Program Developed By U of G Researchers Awarded Provincial Funding
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Alberta health care system not just “on the verge” of collapse – it’s collapsing right in front of our eyes.' - Alberta Union Bosses Top Alberta Health And Labour Bosses Sound Wake-up Call To Premier Jason Kenney
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'Beginning October 22, individuals can show proof of vaccine with Government of Ontario-issued QR code' It's HERE: Proof of vaccine required to enter municipal recreation facilities
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'School Vaccination Program Will Help Province Combat Delta Variant As Students Return to Class this Fall.' Ontario Working with Public Health Units to Run COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Schools
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'With a recent spike in Covid cases this week again, the VAXX Go Buses should prove effective.' Two GO buses have been retrofitted to temporarily become COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics.
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'Algorithm shows self-esteem is one of four major predictors of suicidal behaviours.' Researchers at McGill are Using AI to predict suicidal behaviours in students.
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“To give our residents more time to be vaccinated, to avoid having to take a step back.” - Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang Not Quite Yet - Region of Waterloo will delay moving to Step 2 of the Provincial Reopening framework
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'Residents should assume that the Delta variant is circulating widely in Waterloo Region.' Delta Variant Surge: Combatting increased COVID-19 case rates in Waterloo Region
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'Ontario administers first doses to 65 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and over ahead of schedule.' Register Now - Residents 70+ eligible for an earlier second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
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'After three Waves of Covid and potentially more coming, Canadians are looking for answers.' Dealing with your feelings: 5 ways to learn “emotional regulation
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'A chemical’s toxicity could be fully neutralized using ultraviolet light.' Applying UV light to common disinfectants makes them safer to use, and in higher concentrations
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'Live In Waterloo Region? Born in 2003? Pre-register Now!' Anyone 18+ in high-priority neighbourhoods can pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine
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'3RD WAVE: It Ain't over till it's over ... and thousands are acting like it's over when it isn't.' Ontario Enacts Third WAVE Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order
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''The doctor still makes house calls ... just not in the usual way. And it eliminates a waiting room full of sick people.'' Virtual Healthcare Revolution Is Here to Stay
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'It Isn't Over Until It IS...And We ALL Know This' A Message from Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang About St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
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'How can the government get people to follow the rules, short of police enforcement?' Why do we look for loopholes in COVID-19 restrictions?
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'Over 10,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered since late December 2020.' 10,000 covid-19 dose milestone reached administered to priority groups in Waterloo Region.
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