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COVID-19 Vaccine for youth

Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues to expand, and the vaccine is now available to youth aged 12 and over. As of May 23, 2021, youth...

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...

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...

Stay with the happy people

This year, the holidays aren’t what they should be. At least the vaccine’s roll-out brings anticipation that 2021 will see a return to normal....

OFA reflects on impacts of sudden loss on farm communities

by Brent Royce, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Loss has the power to shake a whole community. Like a pebble in a pond, the waves...

You are not alone

by Tammy Zollinger “1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health problem, or illness in any given year” - The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark...

Health Unit reports upswing of Fentanyl-related overdoses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit (LGLDHU) is warning of a rise in Fentanyl-related overdoses in the region. Although they don't have specific...

Questions about the Ketogenic Diet

What is a ketogenic diet? How does it differ, and is it more effective than other diets? Apart from the hype surrounding this diet,...

Why doctors must think like Sherlock Holmes

A 57-year-old woman, receiving physiotherapy for an injured ankle, suddenly suffered a seizure, became unconscious, and was rushed to Emergency. The obvious diagnosis, a...

Health Unit advises you to be cautious during cold weather

The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit would like to advise everyone to take appropriate precautions during times when temperatures are expected to...