The nine community health boards (CHBs) in Nova Scotia Health’s Eastern Zone are pleased to announce that nearly $147,000 of funding has been provided for projects that support local population health priorities.
Building Connections was the both the namesake and the main goal for patient family advisors Cyndi Corbett, Judy Porter, Carole McDougall and Donna Rubenstein when they started Nova Scotia’s first patient family advisor (PFA) webinar series with the support of Nova Scotia Health staff members Margaret Angus, Susan Dunn, and Michael Wheatley.
Anyone who travelled on Bus #8 on the specified dates and times is asked to visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.
Carole Thompson, clinical dietitian and dietitian team lead at the Halifax Infirmary site of QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax; Ashley Manuel, clinical dietitian at Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro; and Terri MacDonald, clinical dietitian at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, understand the important role that nutrition can play in health and well-being.