News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 21)

Children Learn Swimming Survival Skills

Health and Wellness

Young Nova Scotians are learning basic swimming skills for surviving an unexpected fall into deep water.

Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County Reopens

Health and Wellness

The Department of Health and Wellness has reopened Bayswater Beach in Lunenburg County after receiving results of water samples that meet the recreational water guideline.

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.

New CT Scanner for QEII Health Sciences Centre

Health and Wellness

A new multi-detector CT scanner for the QEII Health Sciences Centre will ensure patients from all over Nova Scotia receive better care sooner.

Help for Nova Scotians to Stop Smoking

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will breathe easier as government continues to support community-based and in-hospital smoking cessation programs across the province.

Ecology Action Centre Helps Nova Scotians Get Moving

Health and Wellness

The province is giving Nova Scotians more opportunities to walk, run, bike and rollerblade in their communities.

Medical Equipment Upgrades to Improve Health-care Safety, Efficiency

Health and Wellness

New drug dispensing cabinets will bring medication closer to patients, providing a safer and more efficient health-care system.

Protégez-vous contre la chaleur cet été

Health and Wellness

Puisque l'on prévoit des températures et un niveau d'humidité élevés au cours de l'été, on rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de se protéger contre les maladies causées par la chaleur.

Beat the Heat this Summer

Health and Wellness

With high temperatures and humidity in the forecast, Nova Scotians are reminded to keep an eye on the weather to protect themselves from heat-related illness this summer.

Plages surveillées en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health and Wellness

REMARQUE--Une liste des plages provinciales surveillées est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué.

Lifeguard Service Starts on Nova Scotia Beaches

Health and Wellness

Lifeguards will start patrolling Nova Scotia beaches at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 to provide safe, enjoyable recreation for people across the province.

Nouveau tomodensitomètre à l'hôpital régional de Yarmouth

Health and Wellness

Des milliers de patients dans la région de Yarmouth auront bientôt accès à de meilleurs soins grâce à l'achat d'un nouveau tomodensitomètre, financé en partie par le gouvernement provincial.

New CT Scanner for Yarmouth Regional Hospital

Health and Wellness

Thousands of patients in the Yarmouth area will soon get better care, thanks to a new CT scanner the province will help to fund.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Improving a multi-use trail in St. Mary's, Guysborough Co. is one of four projects in the Highland region receiving grants totalling $205,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Improving a local park in Bible Hill is one of six projects in the Fundy region receiving grants totalling nearly $238,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

Seven Trails Get Central Region Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Improvements and extensions to multi-use trails in the Central Region means hikers, bikers and walkers will have more opportunities to stay fit and have fun.

Northumberland Unit Veterans to Receive Home-cooked Meals

Health and Wellness

Veterans living at the Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital in Pictou will once again have home-cooked meals.

Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Improvements to the Glooscap District Arena in Canning is one of 10 projects in the Valley region receiving grants totalling $270,000 to help Nova Scotians stay fit and have fun.

New Skateboard Park Gets Central Region Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Young people will soon be doing flips and tricks, staying fit and having fun at a new skateboard park in Hubbards.

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

Health and Wellness

La mise à niveau de la piscine communautaire de Lunenburg est l'un de neuf projets de la région de la Côte-Sud qui reçoivent des subventions, d'un total de 216 300 $, afin d'aider les Néo-Écossais à rester en forme et à s'amuser.