Western Health is offering information sessions for parents whose children have been given a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The sessions will cover topics such as understanding ASD diagnosis, parenting your child, family coping with an ASD diagnosis and community resources. Information sessions will take place over three consecutive weeks beginning September 24.
Western Health today is providing information regarding the new Stroke Direct Transport Protocol. The protocol will mean that patients who live north of Hawke’s Bay on the Northern Peninsula may be diverted to Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony in the event of a suspected stroke.
Are you a breastfeeding mom who has breastfed your baby for at least 6 months? Do you support breastfeeding and live in the Bay St. George Area? If you have answered yes to all, the Bay St. George Moms-4-Moms Breastfeeding Support Group would like to talk to you. Please call Marie Budden, Public Health Nurse, Western Health at 709-643-8698.
Western Health and The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador are recognizing World Hepatitis Day. A Barbeque and Community Service Fair will take place on the Majestic Lawn July 29, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Corner Brook. In Stephenville, it will take place in front of Home Hardware July 28, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Please be advised that roofing work will take place at Monaghan Hall, Western Memorial Regional Hospital beginning on July 21. For the safety of the general public, there a number of parking spaces that will be barricaded off and unavailable when the roofing work is ongoing. Clients, patients and visitors are advised to use the main entrance to Monaghan Hall as the Physiotherapy entrance will be closed. The roofing project is scheduled to be completed August 4.