News releases from Health and Wellness issued in the specified time period (Page 28)

Service Disruptions in Amherst

Health and Wellness / Environment / Community Services / Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Le ministère de la Santé et du Mieux-être a fermé la plage Bayswater dans le comté de Lunenburg à titre de précaution en raison d'une trace de pétrole sur l'eau.

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 as a precautionary measure due to an oil sheen on the water.

Province Adds Two Hepatitis C Drugs to Pharmacare

Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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

Nova Scotians are now paying less for generic drugs than they did one year ago.

New Diabetes Treatment Added to Pharmacare

Health and Wellness

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

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

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

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.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will have more ways to stay fit and have fun, as the province invests $377,000 to improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Highland region.