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National Addictions Awareness Week National Addictions Awareness Week Nov. 20-26, 2022 There are many ways to support people with substance use disorders. Creating effective policies, #healthcare initiatives and workplace support, and offering guidance at home are all ways we can show #CommunityCaring. Learn more about #NAAW2022: https://bit.ly/3LU83Lt
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Happy Nurse Practitioners Week! Happy Nurse Practitioners Week! November 13 - 19 is our time to recognize and express our deep appreciation for the commitment to our community from these caring individuals. Brad, Amber and David, thank you! We are actively pursuing another NP to join our team, and we now have a provincial incentive to help. Details are available on our website. https://www.pefht.ca/nursing-incentives.php Please share to find our next great team member.
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World Diabetes Day - November 14 Our Diabetes Education Program is a comprehensive diabetes management program aimed at supporting patients and families, in their diabetes self-management, through education, medication adjustment and collaborative goal setting.  If you have questions about diabetes, call us at (613) 476-0400.  #WorldDiabetesDay https://www.pefht.ca/diabetes-c54.php https://youtu.be/QUQUrjw0YU0
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OHT Digital Action Team Survey Ontario Health Team - Digital Action Team Survey The province has made investments in a broad range of digital health tools available to family doctors and nurse practitioners. At the request of patients, Ontario Health is actively investigating the introduction of online patient portals (https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000880.htm) with access to patient personal health information and online appointment booking.  
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Long Awaited Food Labelling Changes and Recipe Canada's 2022 Food Labelling Changes and your PEFHT Registered Dietitians are excited to share a link to the updates from Health Canada at: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/food-labelling-changes.html Please check out the long-awaited Percent Daily Value (%DV) for Sugars on the Nutrition Facts Table. Speaking of Sugar, Sarah Sandham, RD, is encouraging us to try a new recipe for the holiday season - not a traditional dessert but certainly nutritious!"
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Walk-In COVID 19 Vaccination Clinic Opens at 3pm today There is an opportunity to attend a walk-in clinic today in Picton. www.hpepublichealth.ca/vaccine-booking/ https://www.cbc.ca/news/bivalent-booster-faq-1.6599492
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World Alzheimer Day Sept. 21
Annual Team Day AGM September 14
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