Paving work takes place this week at hospitals in North Sydney, Sydney Mines and Baddeck as part of regular facility maintenance. Work begins on Monday, Aug. 10 at Northside General Hospital and is expected to take between one to two days to complete. At Harbourview Hospital, work will be done on two days – Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Friday, Aug. 14. Work begins at Victoria County Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 13 and is expected to take one day to complete.
Le Programme de santé mentale et de traitement des dépendances de Santé Nouvelle-Écosse peut maintenant joindre un plus grand nombre de Néo Écossais grâce à des fonctionnalités et à du contenu en français dans son nouveau site Web, MHAhelpNS.ca/fr.
Nova Scotia Health is in the process of contacting a total of 211 people by letter whose personal health information was inappropriately accessed in two separate and unrelated incidents. Everyone who is affected will hear directly from Nova Scotia Health and we will be available to discuss the details of these breaches with them.
Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Air Canada flight AC 626 on July 19 from Toronto to Halifax. It departed Toronto at approximately 10 p.m. and landed in Halifax at approximately 1 a.m. July 20.
Nova Scotia Health continues to work to reintroduce health services and increase activity levels of some programs that were reduced or stopped as part of our response to COVID-19. Starting Tuesday, August 4, people can once again access blood collection services, by appointment only, on certain days of the week at the following locations.
Tammy Ripley spent 90 days on the transplant wait list. She remembers every detail from the day she found out she would be receiving a heart transplant, right up until the moment she came out of surgery.