Expanded eligibility for 50+ for Third Booster Doses

by the District Health Unit The Ministry of Health announced that starting December 13, 2021, they will be opening up eligibility for 3rd doses to...

Diabetes Educators at KDH provide support for people with Diabetes

Julia Hicks R.D., C.D.E., Diabetes Dietitian Educator To mark World Diabetes Day 2020, November 14, the Diabetes Education & Support Program at Kemptville District Hospital...

Take steps to relieve chronic stress

Nothing can be more heart wrenching than the sudden death of a loved one. The visualization of a wrench tightening on the heart is...

Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report

by the LGL Health Unit Let’s work together to reach a goal of 90% fully vaccinated by September 7, when school starts for most kids. Statistics: Of...

School Vaccination Program to combat variant at return to class

The Ontario government is working with public health units and publicly funded school boards to plan and host vaccination clinics in or nearby schools...

Local COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report

Let’s work together to reach a goal of 90% fully vaccinated by September 7, when school starts for most kids. Statistics: Of the region’s population 12...

Fixing the leak of untold incontinence

Urinary incontinence is one of the most common problems of aging. It instills, needlessly, the prospect of embarrassment and a fear of leaving the...

North Grenville Men’s Mental Health Group

Chris Wilson has started a men’s mental health support group. The North Grenville Men’s Mental Health Group will be hosting bi-weekly gatherings for men...

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...

Healthy Eating for the New Year

by Danielle Labonte, MAN, RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Mindful Eating Mindful eating involves not only being aware of eating habits, but also...