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New Program Waives Ambulance Fees for Low Income Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

August 30, 2012 11:03 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Program Waives Ambulance Fees for Low Income Nova Scotians
Some Nova Scotians will be able to have their ambulance fees waived under the new Ambulance Fee Assistance program, which takes effect Saturday, Sept. 1.

Service Disruptions in Amherst

Health and Wellness

August 29, 2012 10:59 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/ENVIRONMENT/COMMUNITY SERVICES/SERVICE N.S./ MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Service Disruptions in Amherst
Some provincial government services continue to face disruptions today, Aug. 29, following a fire in Amherst on the weekend.

Lifeguard Supervision Ends This Weekend

Health and Wellness

August 24, 2012 11:09 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Lifeguard Supervision Ends This Weekend
NOTE: A list of beaches that will continue to have lifeguard service until Monday, Sept. 3, and on designated weekends into September, follows this release.
Sunday, Aug. 26, is the last day of supervision for most of the 23 beaches supervised by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.

Trusted Health Resource 811 Celebrating Third Year

Health and Wellness

August 8, 2012 11:19 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Trusted Health Resource 811 Celebrating Third Year
More than 130,000 Nova Scotians received health care advice from registered nurses by dialing 811 this past year.

Province Celebrates the Opening of Community Living Units

Health and Wellness

August 1, 2012 10:12 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/CAPITAL DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITY--Province Celebrates the Opening of Community Living Units
Nova Scotians recovering from mental illness now have more support as they transition from inpatient care to living more independently in their communities.

La région de la vallée reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs

Health and Wellness

July 31, 2012 11:22 AM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--La région de la vallée reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs
REMARQUE : Une liste des investissements accordés dans la région de la vallée suit le présent communiqué.
Les Néo-Écossais auront davantage de façons de rester en forme et de s'amuser grâce à l'investissement de 406 000 $ par le gouvernement provincial pour l'amélioration et la mise à niveau des installations de loisirs dans la région de la vallée.

Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 31, 2012 11:18 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Valley region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $406,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Valley Region.

La plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg est maintenant ouverte

Health and Wellness

July 28, 2012 12:51 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg est maintenant ouverte
Le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être a rouvert la plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg, aujourd'hui 28 juillet.

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Reopened to Swimmers

Health and Wellness

July 28, 2012 12:50 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Reopened to Swimmers
The Department of Health and Wellness has reopened Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County to swimming today, July 28.

La plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg est fermée

Health and Wellness

July 27, 2012 8:46 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg est fermée

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Closed to Swimmers

Health and Wellness

July 27, 2012 8:40 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Closed to Swimmers
The Department of Health and Wellness has closed Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County to swimming as a precautionary measure due to an oil sheen on the water.

Province Adds Two Hepatitis C Drugs to Pharmacare

Health and Wellness

July 27, 2012 2:51 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Adds Two Hepatitis C Drugs to Pharmacare
Nova Scotians living with chronic hepatitis C will have access to better treatments for the disease through the province's Pharmacare program.

Cape Breton Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 27, 2012 10:16 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Cape Breton Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Cape Breton region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $183,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Cape Breton Region.

Minister Shares Health Care Innovation with Saskatchewan Minister

Health and Wellness

July 26, 2012 2:47 PM

HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Minister Shares Health Care Innovation with Saskatchewan Minister
Nova Scotia showcased its innovative collaborative emergency centre (CEC) model to a Cabinet minister from Saskatchewan, today, July 26, highlighting how the approach is helping Nova Scotians receive better care sooner.

South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 26, 2012 11:11 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the South Shore region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $325,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the South Shore Region.

Final Reduction in Fair Drug Prices Plan In Effect

Health and Wellness

July 26, 2012 9:29 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Final Reduction in Fair Drug Prices Plan In Effect
Nova Scotians are now paying less for generic drugs than they did one year ago.

New Diabetes Treatment Added to Pharmacare

Health and Wellness

July 25, 2012 1:35 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Diabetes Treatment Added to Pharmacare
Nova Scotians with diabetes will have access to another type of insulin under the provincial Pharmacare program.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2012 2:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Fundy region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $263,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Fundy Region.

La région du centre reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2012 12:37 PM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--La région du centre reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs
REMARQUE : Une liste des investissements accordés dans la région du centre suit le présent communiqué.
Les Néo-Écossais auront davantage de façons de rester en forme et de s'amuser grâce à l'investissement de plus de 867 000 $ par le gouvernement provincial pour l'amélioration et la mise à niveau des installations de loisirs dans la région du centre.

Central Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 24, 2012 12:35 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Central Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Central region follows this release.
Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests more than $867,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Central region.

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