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Leeds Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Ticks and Lyme Disease…What you need to know

Leeds Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Ticks and Lyme Disease…What you need to know
Brockville  –As daytime temperatures rise above 4°C, ticks become active. If bitten by a tick you may be at risk of getting Lyme disease. Ticks are present throughout the entire Leeds, Grenville and Lanark counties area.  Taking the following precautions will help to reduce your risk: Dressing in light coloured clothing makes adult ticks and nymphs (small stage of the tick),... Read More

New OR Bed Provides for Even Better Orthopedic Patient Outcomes

New OR Bed Provides for Even Better Orthopedic  Patient Outcomes
Smiths Falls –  The Hana Bed is a state of the art operating room table that allows the patient to receive a total hip replacement that is minimally invasive when compared to the traditional procedure.  The table allows the surgeon to position the patient in such a way that no muscles are cut.  The surgeon can repair and replace from the... Read More

#MeToo Play Tours Lanark County in April

#MeToo Play Tours Lanark County in April
Perth – The global #MeToo and #TimesUp movements receive a local interpretation in April as Burning Passions Theatre presents a new play, Every Friday, that will tour local youth centres and schools in Lanark Highlands, Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, and Almonte. The play, written and directed by Laurel Smith, based on stories created by Mary Cowan, Ruby Davidson, Felix Evangelho,... Read More

The Health Unit encourages safe and healthy food donation choices

The Health Unit encourages safe and healthy food donation choices
Household food insecurity means not having enough money to buy healthy food. The solutions to food insecurity include things like enough income, affordable housing, daycare and transportation, opportunities for safe and steady work and opportunities for an education. Until more people have enough income to buy enough healthy food, food banks and community meal programs will continue to need our... Read More

OPP INVESTIGATE ASSAULT AT PERTH HIGH SCHOOL

OPP INVESTIGATE ASSAULT AT PERTH HIGH SCHOOL
TOWN OF PERTH – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) supported by Detectives from the Lanark County OPP Crime Unit are continuing to investigate an assault involving students from the Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI). At 11:30am on Thursday March 22, 2018 officers were called to the High School located on Victoria Street in... Read More

Celebrate maple syrup season at a local sugarbush during Maple Weekend, April 7 and 8

Celebrate maple syrup season at a local sugarbush during Maple Weekend, April 7 and 8
Spring is finally here, and just in time for Maple Weekend! The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) invites visitors to join them April 7 and 8 to celebrate a new season of producing the ultimate Canadian sweetener, delicious maple syrup. LDMSPA President, Harold Walker, explained the purpose of Maple Weekend is to celebrate both local maple syrup... Read More

CDMH Functional Program for New Emergency Department Sent to Ministry

CDMH Functional Program for New Emergency Department Sent to Ministry
Carleton Place – The CPDMH Board of Directors has approved the Functional Program for the new Emergency Department. The documents have been submitted to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for consideration and approval. The functional program outlines the operations, staffing, major equipment, funding and space requirements for the new space. “This is the next big step in a... Read More

Highlights from March 7th Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from March 7th Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items: Caldwell Street Public School Presentation: Principal Paul LeRoy and Vice Principal Claire Snider updated trustees on how their school is doing in the key areas of wellness, literacy and mathematics. Reporting on Caldwell’s School Improvement Plan for Student... Read More

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held on March 6, 2018

CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held on March 6, 2018
Kemptville – CDSBEO Board Meeting Highlights from meeting held on March 6, 2018. STEO – Special Projects, Programs and Updates Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) is the transportation consortium for the CDSBEO and the UCDSB. STEO provides transportation for approximately 33,000 students on nearly 800 vehicles traveling over 120,000 kilometers each day across Eastern Ontario. STEO has a number... Read More

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from February 28th UCDSB Board of Trustees Meeting
Click Here to View February 28th Board Meeting Agenda Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 to discuss several agenda items: Rockland Public School (RKPS) Presentation: Principal Mary-Lynn Wilcox and Vice-Principal Julie Symonds presented on the RKPS School Improvement Plan for Student Achievement. They discussed how the plan is helping to improve student... Read More