COVID-19 outbreak declared at the Interim Long Term Care Unit in Kemptville District Hospital...

The Health Unit is working with the Long-term Care/Convalescent Care Unit at Kemptville District Hospital to manage the COVID-19 outbreak. One staff member has...

Local Health Unit wants to hear from you for Phase II of Substance...

The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is pleased to announce that Phase 2 of the three-year Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions...

Weightlifting, not just for a medal

When asked how they exercise, people often report jogging, bicycling or walking. But what about weightlifting? Authorities say that picking up weights is not...

Natural Magnesium from the Sea

Isak Dinesen, author of the great book “Out of Africa”, wrote, “The cure for anything is sea water.” Human physiological and environmental circumstances today...

Change your Heart Health in three months or less

It’s said, “Being wrong is acceptable, but staying wrong is unacceptable.” So think twice if you believe a high fish diet alone is providing...

Extra funding for children and youth mental health support

The Ontario government is investing up to $10.5 million to immediately expand the mental health Secure Treatment Program for the province's most vulnerable children...

Health Unit warns of spike in overdoses

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has detected a spike in overdoses in the Brockville and Smiths Falls areas over the past...

Good for you: Dietitians help you find your healthy

by Dana Douglas, RD MscFN, Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit What is a Registered Dietitian? Registered dietitians are regulated health professionals who guide individuals,...

Keep blood pressure under control

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” Avoiding disease may be the gift of lucky genetics, but...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic sites begin

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Heath Unit, along with many community partners, are pleased to start providing COVID-19 vaccine at on-going community clinics...