News releases from Health (To Jan. 11) (Page 4)

Seniors Won't Pay More

Health (To Jan. 11)

The government is committed to making life better and more affordable for Nova Scotians. This is particularly important for seniors.

Province Keeps Seniors' Pharmacare Affordable

Health (To Jan. 11)

Despite a significant increase in the costs of the Seniors Pharmacare Program, maximum premiums and co-payments will remain the same for seniors in 2010-11.

Mise à jour et résumé hebdomadaire par rapport au H1N1, du 20 au 26 décembre

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La Nouvelle-Écosse continue de connaître une diminution de l'activité grippale H1N1 partout dans la province.

Weekly H1N1 Update and Summary, Dec. 20 to Dec. 26

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Nova Scotia continues to experience decreased H1N1 activity across the province.

Mise à jour et résumé hebdomadaire par rapport au H1N1, du 13 au 19 décembre

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La Nouvelle-Écosse continue de connaître une diminution de l'activité grippale H1N1 partout dans la province.

Weekly H1N1 Update and Summary, Dec. 13 to Dec. 19

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Nova Scotia continues to experience decreased H1N1 activity across the province.

Four New Doctors in the New Year

Health (To Jan. 11)

Four communities in the province will welcome new doctors in the new year.

Résumé de la situation par rapport au H1N1 du 6 au 12 décembre

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La grippe H1N1 continue de se répandre à l'échelle de la province.

H1N1 Summary, Dec. 6 to Dec. 12

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Nova Scotia continues to experience H1N1 activity across the province.

Résumé de la situation par rapport au H1N1, du 29 novembre au 5 décembre

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Le virus H1N1 est toujours actif à l'échelle de la province même si la Nouvelle-Écosse connaît une réduction de l'activité liée à la grippe H1N1.

H1N1 Summary, Nov. 29 to Dec. 5

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The H1N1 virus is still circulating across the province, even though Nova Scotia is experiencing a decrease of H1N1 activity.

Deputy Minister Announced for Department of Health

Health (To Jan. 11)

Kevin McNamara has been appointed deputy minister of Health, Premier Darrell Dexter announced today, Dec. 7.

Résumé de la situation par rapport au H1N1, du 22 au 28 novembre

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La grippe H1N1 continue de se répandre à l'échelle de la province.

H1N1 Summary, Nov. 22 to Nov. 28

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Nova Scotia continues to experience H1N1 activity across the province.

Résumé de la situation par rapport au H1N1, du 15 au 21 novembre

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La grippe H1N1 continue de se répandre à l'échelle de la province. Depuis le début de la saison de la grippe 2009-2010, qui s'étend de septembre 2009 à septembre 2010, la province rapporte : -- 720 cas confirmés de H1N1 -- 205 hospitalisations pour le H1N1 -- quatre décès liés au H1N1

H1N1 Summary, Nov. 15 to Nov. 21

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Nova Scotia continues to experience H1N1 activity across the province. Since the beginning of the 2009-10 influenza season, which runs from September 2009 to September 2010, the province has had: -- 720 lab-confirmed H1N1 cases -- 205 hospitalizations for H1N1 -- four H1N1-related deaths

Minister Contracts New Provider to Ensure More Responsive Home Support

Health (To Jan. 11)

The Department of Health has withdrawn funding from the Richmond County Home Support Services Society and has contracted an alternative service provider to ensure Richmond County residents receive home support that is more responsive to their needs.

HIV/AIDS Prevention Still Important Focus in Nova Scotia

Health (To Jan. 11)

HIV and AIDS are still concerns in Nova Scotia, and new infections across Canada are increasing among women ages 15 to 29, especially young aboriginal women.

Résumé de la situation par rapport au H1N1, du 8 au 14 novembre

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La grippe H1N1 continue de se répandre à l'échelle de la province. Depuis le début de la saison de la grippe 2009-2010, qui s'étend de septembre 2009 à septembre 2010, la province rapporte : -- 634 cas confirmés de H1N1 -- 158 hospitalisations pour le H1N1 -- deux décès liés au H1N1

H1N1 Summary, Nov. 8 to Nov. 14

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Nova Scotia continues to experience H1N1 activity across the province. Since the beginning of the 2009-10 influenza season, which runs from September 2009 to September 2010, the province has had: -- 634 lab-confirmed H1N1 cases -- 158 hospitalizations for H1N1 -- two H1N1-related deaths