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Mobile health units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Wolfville, surrounding communities – Halifax

Mobile health units to provide drop-in testing for residents of Wolfville, surrounding communities - Halifax

Public Health’s mobile health units will be in Wolfville, N.S., on Saturday and Sunday as a result of the high number of people seeking COVID-19 testing, and in response to the recently announced case in Wolfville. A student at Acadia University tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday after following the …

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Community powering through as outage continues in parts of Beechy, Sask., surrounding area

Natalie Braun’s children outside after being hit with a massive storm earlier in the week.

Beechy is one of several Saskatchewan communities that is still waiting for power to fully come back following wind and snowstorms earlier in the week. Natalie Braun is a Beechy resident and said the community has been hit pretty hard. Read more: Winter storm wreaks havoc throughout southern Saskatchewan …

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Manitoba doles out 55 coronavirus enforcement tickets over week surrounding New Year’s – Winnipeg

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Manitoba COVID-19 enforcement officers handed out 55 tickets for public health violations last week, including 41 for gatherings held at private residences. In an update Tuesday the province said 279 warnings were also given from Dec. 28 to Jan. 3. Read more: Winnipeg woman in her 30s among 5 …

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N.S. nursing home association raises concerns surrounding province’s COVID-19 preparedness – Halifax

Michele Lowe speaks to Global News on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020.

The managing director of the Nova Scotia Nursing Home Association says there need to be more resources in place to better prepare long-term care homes in the province for a potential second wave of the COVID-19. Michele Lowe says it’s still unclear exactly how nursing homes will respond if …

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Long history of secrecy, dishonesty surrounding health of U.S. presidents

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WASHINGTON — Throughout American history, an uncomfortable truth has emerged: Presidents have lied about their health. In some cases, the issues were minor, in other cases quite grave. And sometimes it took decades for the public to learn the truth. Now President Donald Trump has been diagnosed with the …

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Masks now mandatory in Winnipeg, surrounding areas – Winnipeg

Masks now mandatory in Winnipeg, surrounding areas - Winnipeg

Increased public health restrictions in the Winnipeg metro region begin today — masks are now mandatory in all indoor public places, while a ban on gatherings of more than 10 people indoors and outdoors begins. The increased restrictions come amid a rise in positive COVID-19 cases in Winnipeg in …

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Coronavirus: Public health poll probes Quebecers’ perceptions surrounding pandemic – Montreal

Coronavirus: Public health poll probes Quebecers’ perceptions surrounding pandemic - Montreal

A survey commissioned by Quebec health authorities on attitudes and behaviours around COVID-19 has found that nearly one-quarter of respondents believe the novel coronavirus was created in a laboratory. The Institut national de Santé Publique — the province’s independent public health institute — published the results Monday of online polls …

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Coronavirus: Communities surrounding Calgary to hold special meetings on mandatory masks – Calgary

Coronavirus: Communities surrounding Calgary to hold special meetings on mandatory masks - Calgary

People living in Okotoks could find out on Monday night if they will be required to wear masks in public places during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s when town council will be debating a mandatory mask bylaw that would require mask use in all indoor public spaces. A special online council …

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Ottawa, surrounding regions make indoor masks mandatory as of Tuesday – Ottawa

Ottawa, surrounding regions make indoor masks mandatory as of Tuesday - Ottawa

Public health units from Ottawa and three surrounding regions have acted in unison to make wearing masks mandatory when inside businesses and other indoor public spaces in an effort to keep infection rates surrounding the novel coronavirus pinned down in the area. The new directive goes into effect at 12:01 …

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Coronavirus: man throws away caution tape surrounding London, Ont. playground – London

Coronavirus: man throws away caution tape surrounding London, Ont. playground - London

On the same day the City of London launched a tipline for the public to report coronavirus-related violations, a local man reported two people allegedly tearing down the caution tape surrounding a playground in Gibbons Park. Mike Cunningham posted a video to Facebook shortly after 7 p.m. on Friday showing …

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