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Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: http://tinyurl.com/nn6b95d A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Community Advisory - No measles in Sun Country Health Region

Date: 2011-11-16

Saskatchewan Health issued a press release on November 14, 2011 regarding six cases of lab-confirmed measles in the City of Regina. Four of the six people with measles had not been immunized. To dat... >>> Full Story

Community Advisory - 2011-12 Flu Clinics

Date: 2011-10-05

Infuenza immunization is still available in Sun Country Health Region. Anyone wanting a flu  shot should contact their local public health office to make an appointment. To make an appointment for ... >>> Full Story

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Date: 2011-08-16

Sun Country Health Region is participating with other agencies in the South East in a health challenge for the residents of Radville, Pangman, Ogema or Bengough this fall. Application forms are avai... >>> Full Story

Community Advisory - Heat-related Illness and Sun Safety

Date: 2011-07-26

The hot days we are experiencing this summer can impact your health in many different ways. Fortunately heat-related illnesses can be prevented. Heat-related illness occurs when your body is unable ... >>> Full Story

Advice for Severe Weather

Date: 2011-07-20

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Date: 2011-06-23

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Date: 2011-06-23

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What is a precautionary drinking water advisory?

Date: 2011-06-17

What is the difference between a Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory (PDWA) and an Emergency Boil Water Order (EBWO)  A Precautionary Drinking Water Advisory (PDWA) is used when there is a concern... >>> Full Story

Postal strike

Date: 2011-06-02

In the event of a strike at Canada Post, vendors are asked to please contact 842-8379 to make other arrangements for pickup / delivery of their payments from Sun Country Health Region.... >>> Full Story

HEALTH SCIENCES SERVICE DISRUPTION

Date: 2011-05-08

Some services provided by Sun Country Health Region may be reduced in the event of a local disruption of services provided by the Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS).   Ambulance S... >>> Full Story

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