Please be advised that visitor precautions are in place at Corner Brook Long Term Care Home. The visitor precautions are in place due to a number of residents on Partridgeberry Place (4 South) with influenza like illness.
A month long campaign will launch this Halloween weekend, the Sexual Health Decision Making: Targeting Youth to Reduce Harm Initiative. The Initiative is a partnership with the Safer Bar Committee and four taxi companies, which will provide access to free condoms and increase awareness on the importance of condom use. Taxi drivers will have a denim bag positioned in the back seat Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings with condoms that their customers can take for free.
Western Health is advising residents that the influenza vaccine (flu shot) will be available for residents of the Western region beginning next week. Residents are encouraged to protect themselves and their families from influenza by getting immunized. The vaccine is available at no cost to all residents 6 months of age and older.
Western Health is advising that the seasonal influenza vaccine (flu shots) will be available beginning the week of October 27. Clinic times for vaccinations for Public Health Vaccination clinics can be found at www.westernhealth.nl.ca (click the “Flu Info” icon on the main page).
Western Health is advising that the Jackson’s Arm Medical Clinic will be closed for renovations beginning October 20. While the clinic is closed for renovations, residents of Jackson’s Arm may access physician services at the Pollard’s Point Clinic. Residents may call 709-482-2500 to make an appointment at the Pollard’s Point Clinic.