Public Health News

It’s that time of year again, when influenza (aka flu) season rolls around. The good news is you can take steps to protect yourself and loved ones by getting your flu vaccine.
Racheal Surette, Public Health Consultant – Health Equity, knows how important it is to provide services in a client’s language of choice. Public Health’s work to provide services and communication to French-speaking clients is one example of their commitment to meeting the diverse needs of the Nova Scotians they serve. Racheal Surette, consultante en santé publique, Équité en santé, sait combien il est important d’assurer des services au client dans la langue de son choix. Les efforts de la Santé publique en matière de services et de communication à l’intention des clients francophones est un exemple de sa détermination à répondre aux besoins variés des Néo-Écossais qu’elle sert.
For 22 years, Moussa Saad smoked 20 cigarettes a day. Today, thanks to a Stop Smoking program offered by Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), the Syrian refugee is a non-smoker.