For 22 years, Moussa Saad smoked 20 cigarettes a day. Today, thanks to a Stop Smoking program offered by Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), the Syrian refugee is a non-smoker.
Following one confirmed measles case at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth earlier this week, Public Health has proceeded with some additional measures to help prevent further spread of measles.
Exposure to measles has been confirmed at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside. This was following investigation of a single confirmed measles case, in which the person had been present at the facility.
Visitor restrictions are now lifted on 2 East & West, an active care unit at Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in Inverness. The restrictions were put in place last week to help limit the spread of a gastrointestinal illness among patients on the unit.