News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 20)

Improved Walking Route Keeps New Waterford Residents Active

Health and Wellness

Improvements to a popular walking route in New Waterford mean walkers and joggers have a safe way to get around and stay fit.

New Building at Dalhousie to Improve Approach to Health Care

Health and Wellness

Future doctors, kinesiologists, pharmacists and nurse practitioners will soon be learning together in the same building at Dalhousie University, just as they will work together to help their patients after graduation.

New Generator will Help Ensure Better Care for Children, Families

Health and Wellness

Children and families who count on quality services at the IWK Health Centre will continue to receive excellent care with the province's approval of electrical power upgrades, including a new generator for the hospital.

CEC Model Reducing Closures, Accountability Report Shows

Health and Wellness

Emergency rooms are staying open thanks to the province's Better Care Sooner plan and the creation of collaborative emergency centres.

Demonstration Projects to Improve Services for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Health and Wellness / Status of Women

To ensure that "no door is the wrong door" for survivors of sexual violence, the province is asking community organizations to submit proposals that will help make services better and more accessible across Nova Scotia.

Fin de la saison des plages surveillées

Health and Wellness

Une autre saison tire à sa fin pour la plupart des 22 plages surveillées de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Season Ending for Lifeguarded Beaches

Health and Wellness

Another season of lifeguard supervision at most of Nova Scotia's 22 beaches is coming to a close this weekend.

Boys and Girls Clubs Focus on Healthy Living

Health and Wellness

Boys and Girls Clubs across Nova Scotia are getting support to help young people make healthy eating and physical activity part of their daily lives.

New Clinic Will Help South Shore Residents

Health and Wellness

Residents in the Municipality of the District of Chester and surrounding area, including Martin's River, Blandford Peninsula and New Ross, will have better access to primary health-care services with a new, modern health clinic planned for the community.

Water Testing Continues at Bayswater Beach

Environment / Health and Wellness

Inspectors looking into high bacteria at Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County are making progress but the beach will remain closed until water testing shows it is safe for swimming.

Residency Program Boosts Family Medicine for South West Health

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will have access to more family doctors with a new family medicine training site in South West Health. The site will create five more family medicine residency training spots at Dalhousie medical school.

Inspectors to Look into Bacteria at Bayswater Beach

Environment / Health and Wellness

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS—Inspectors to Look into Bacteria at Bayswater Beach

Lumsden Pond Beach Re-opened

Health and Wellness / Environment

The beach in Lumsden Pond Provincial Park near Wolfville has been re-opened after a two-week closure because of a blue-green algae bloom.

Better Dental Care for Young Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness

The province is expanding dental coverage to include Nova Scotians 17 or younger over the next four years, the most extensive coverage in the province's history.

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Closed to Swimmers

Health and Wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness has closed Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County to swimming because of high levels of bacteria.

Musquodoboit Valley Residents Receiving Better Care Sooner at Seventh CEC

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians living in the Musquodoboit Valley area are benefiting from same-day or next-day medical appointments and stable access to emergency care with the province's newest collaborative emergency centre at the Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital.

New Organization to Support School Breakfast Programs

Health and Wellness

When school starts this fall, a new charitable organization will help Nova Scotia children get a good breakfast so they can focus on learning.

Province Supports Healthy Living, Wilderness Adventure

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Health and Wellness

Families will soon have better opportunities and be active outdoors by hiking trails and canoeing rivers as part of the province's new Portage and Hiking Trail Fund, announced today, Aug. 2, by Finance Minister Maureen MacDonald.

Lumsden Pond Beach Closed Due to Blue-Green Algae Bloom

Environment / Health and Wellness

Residents and visitors in the Black River area, near Wolfville, are advised that the beach in Lumsden Pond Provincial Park is closed until further notice because of a possible blue-green algae bloom. The rest of the park remains open.

Province Improving Dental Care for Children

Health and Wellness

The province is teaming with the IWK Health Centre to more than double the number of Nova Scotia children who receive dental surgery each year, acting Health and Wellness Minister Leonard Preyra announced today, July 30.