News releases from Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) (Page 2)

Barney's River Oil Spill Cleanup Progressing

Environment / Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Agriculture

The cleanup of spilled oil at Barney's River in Pictou County is about 90 per cent complete.

Dernière fin de semaine de surveillance des plages

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

C'est le dimanche 29 août que prendra fin la surveillance sur la majorité des 22 plages surveillées par le Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.

Lifeguard Supervision Ends This Weekend

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Sunday, Aug. 29 will be the last day of beach supervision for most of the 22 beaches supervised by the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.

Tobacco Legislation in Effect Despite Court Decision

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Despite a court decision made today, Aug. 18, involving Maders Tobacco Shop in Kentville, provincial tobacco legislation is still in effect.

Ticks Established in Pictou County

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Ticks collected from areas in Pictou County have been identified as blacklegged ticks, the type capable of carrying and transmitting Lyme disease.

Site Preparation Officially Begins for Pictou County Wellness Centre

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014) / Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Site preparation has officially begun for the Pictou County Wellness Centre.

La plage du lac Ellenwood dans le comté de Yarmouth est ouverte

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Après avoir effectué plusieurs évaluations de la qualité de l'eau et obtenu de bons résultats, le ministère de la Promotion et de la Protection de la santé a décidé d'ouvrir la plage du lac Ellenwood, dans le comté de Yarmouth.

Ellenwood Lake Beach in Yarmouth County Reopens

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

After several successful water quality tests, the Department of Health Promotion and Protection has reopened Ellenwood Lake Beach in Yarmouth County.

La plage du lac Ellenwood dans le comté de Yarmouth est fermée

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Le ministère de la Promotion et de la Protection de la santé a fermé la plage du lac Ellenwood, dans le comté de Yarmouth, en raison des niveaux élevés de bactéries.

Ellenwood Lake Beach in Yarmouth County Closed to Swimmers

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

The Department of Health Promotion and Protection has closed Ellenwood Lake Beach in Yarmouth County to swimming because of high levels of bacteria.

Le vaccin contre la grippe saisonnière sera offert gratuitement à tous les Néo-Écossais

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Le vaccin contre la grippe saisonnière pour la saison grippale 2010-2011 sera maintenant offert gratuitement à tous les Néo-Écossais.

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Free for Nova Scotians

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Seasonal flu vaccine for the 2010-11 influenza season will now be free for all Nova Scotians.

Prudence recommandée avec les températures élevées

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

La température augmente et le ministère de la Promotion et de la Protection de la santé demande aux gens de prendre de simples précautions pour se protéger.

Caution Urged as Temperatures Rise

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

As temperatures rise, the Department of Health Promotion and Protection is urging people to take simple precautions to protect their health.

Nova Scotia Lifeguards Take to the Beaches for Another Season

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Nova Scotia's lifeguards are set to hit the sand on some of the province's popular beaches when supervision begins on Thursday, July 1.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Recreation facilities in the Fundy region will receive $289,500, through eight grants announced today, June 28, under the Recreation Facility Development Program.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Recreation facilities in the Highland region will receive $437,000 through 16 grants announced today, June 22, under the Recreation Facility Development Program.

Annapolis Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Recreation facilities in the Annapolis Valley region will receive $318,100 through 17 grants announced today, June 21, under the Recreation Facility Development Program.

La région de la Côte-Sud reçoit du financement pour les loisirs

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Les installations de loisirs de la région de la Côte-Sud recevront 357 600 $ grâce à neuf subventions annoncées aujourd'hui 18 juin dans le cadre du programme de développement des installations de loisirs.

South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

Recreation facilities in the South Shore region will receive $357,660 through nine grants announced today, June 18, under the Recreation Facility Development Program.