Growing Food

Submitted by Danielle Labonte, MPH, MAN, RD Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nutritionist Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit  Finally, winter is over and people can get...

Be aware of the effects of extreme heat

It feels like summer! As we get into the warmer weather this summer, it is important to be prepared for high heat. Don’t forget...

The COVID-19 Respiratory Roundtable urges Canadians to continue protecting each other

The COVID-19 Respiratory Roundtable has released a joint letter, MASK UP FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE, urging Canadians to continue taking precautions amidst the easing...

Be Tick Smart!

by Susan Healey The ticks are out! When temperatures rise above 4oC, ticks become active. Enjoy the benefits of being outdoors by going for a...

School Immunization Catch-Up Clinics

by the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit As our pandemic response slows down, we can now turn our focus to the School Immunization...

Staff increases in local Long Term Care homes

As part of its plan to fix long-term care, the Ontario government will provide up to $673 million this year to long-term care homes...

February is Heart Health Month

Reduce highly processed for a healthy heart by Marie Traynor, Registered Dietitian and Public Health Nutritionist, LG&L District Health Unit    Limit highly processed foods, or...

Sexual health services available for all

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit marked Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week) from February 14 to 18. This year’s...

Health Unit advises to be cautious during cold weather

The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit would like to advise everyone to take appropriate precautions overnight as temperatures are expected to be...

The role of a registered dietitian and what they can do for you

by Danielle Labonté, MPH, MAN, RD, LGL District Health Unit What is a Registered Dietitian? Registered dietitians give credible information and encourage healthy food choices that...