Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Public Health team is investigating a case of measles in Halifax/Dartmouth area. The risk to the general public is low; most people are protected from measles infection by being vaccinated.
It’s cold and flu season. While healthy people recover from a cold or the flu in relatively quick fashion, these illnesses can have a greater impact on young children, the elderly or people with weakened immune systems or chronic illnesses including hospital patients and long-term care residents.
Thinking about stopping smoking? Some Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) staff in Cape Breton are using Weedless Wednesday (Jan. 24) as an opportunity to remind people that help is available to stop smoking.
As part of work to improve access to blood collection, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is opening a new clinic at the Community Wellness Centre at 16 Dentith Road in Spryfield. It officially opens up Tuesday.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA) Nova Scotia Cancer Care Program is conducting a review of cancer services in Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne counties, to determine the feasibility and sustainability of adding radiation therapy services at Yarmouth Regional Hospital.