Friday, November 24, 2017

Health Unit promotes the importance of skin-to-skin with your newborn immediately after birth

Your baby is born… now what? Where should your baby be in the first hour after birth?...skin-to-skin? Absolutely. With the birth of your baby, their transition to...

Celebrating RNs and RPNs during National Nursing Week

by Mary Wilson Trider May 12-18, 2014 is National Nursing Week – an opportunity to reflect on the contribution that nurses make to health care...

‘High Times’ AGH fundraiser matinee — November 26

High Times coming to Almonte Response has been so great to the upcoming performance of High Times at the Heart Institute on November 26 at...

Almonte in need of an Alzheimer's Day Away Program

by Jan Watson In June 2012, Mills Community Support, Alzheimer's Society of Lanark County, Day Hospital program of the Almonte General Hospital and the Geriatric...

AGH Walk and Run brings in $18,000 today

4th annual Mississippi Mills River Walk and Run sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart Almonte helps ‘grow women’s health’ at AGH    The 4th annual Mississippi Mills...

Early intervention is key to helping kids with speech delay issues

Early detection and intervention are crucial to ensuring the best outcome for children with speech delay problems, says Paediatrician Corina Francu of the Ottawa...

It’s time to rethink your drinking …

 The Health Unit is pleased to announce new resources for a healthy workplace.  Workplaces can take part in the Rethink Your Drinking campaign to help...

 Make the healthy food choice the easy choice at play and at school

Children and youth spend hours at school, recreation centres, sports fields and arenas. These spaces play an important role in their nutrition and health...

Flu shot clinics starting November 16

Influenza is a preventable illness that can be very dangerous to some people. Because influenza is extremely contagious and is capable of spreading rapidly...

Dr. Kate Miller’s back-to-school health and safety tips

Now that the kids are back to school, make sure they have a healthy and safe year. Here are Some...
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