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Families In Leeds and Grenville Choose to Boost Veggies And Fruit

Families In Leeds and Grenville Choose to Boost Veggies And Fruit
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Launches Healthier Eating Initiative Leeds and Grenville is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit initiative to encourage kids and families to eat healthier and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives. Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help provide children and families with the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and... Read More

LANARK COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN

LANARK COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN
LANARK COUNTY –  Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) actively participated in the Province Wide Highway Safety Campaign during the course of the Easter long weekend. The broad goal of the campaign was increased safety for all road users with a particular focus on the correct use of seat belts. From Friday 14th May... Read More

Expanded Adopt-a-Road program set to begin in Lanark County

Expanded Adopt-a-Road program set to begin in Lanark County
Lanark – Lanark County Council has passed a by-law to extend eligible activities of its popular Adopt-a-Road program this year, adding new activities related to its invasive species and noxious weed control. “The county has adopted a new Vegetation Management Plan that uses various methods to control invasive species,” said CAO Kurt Greaves. “The goal is to maintain safe roadsides,... Read More

Four Upper Canada District School Board Students Advance to Canada-Wide Science Fair

Four Upper Canada District School Board Students Advance to Canada-Wide Science Fair
Patel, Sloan, Sayyid and MacInnis Gain Berths at Rideau-St. Lawrence Science Fair Brockville – Four students from the Upper Canada District School Board qualified for the Canada-Wide Science Fair on Friday at the 2017 Rideau-St. Lawrence Science Fair.   Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) student Prutha Patel qualified after winning Best of Fair. BCI Grade 7 students Jack Sloan and Monis Sayyid earned a trip... Read More

Check your immunizations – Pertussis (Whooping cough) Advisory

Check your immunizations – Pertussis (Whooping cough) Advisory
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has been notified of several suspect and confirmed cases of pertussis for adolescents in the region.  We recommend the following: Ensure pertussis immunization for children and teens is up-to-date All adults get an additional booster dose of pertussis Wash hands or use alcohol based hand rub frequently Cover your cough using a... Read More

Family caregivers of all ages deserve recognition and support

Family caregivers of all ages deserve recognition and support
Family Caregiver Day Celebrated April 4 Lanark, Leeds & Grenville – Across the province, over 3 million people provide supports for family members facing illness, disability, or challenges related to aging. But their contributions often go unrecognized. On April 4, Community & Primary Health Care (CPHC) and the Ontario Caregiver Coalition (OCC) are celebrating Family Caregiver Day by unmasking these invisible... Read More