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Shingles Vaccine Free for Oakville Seniors

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Friday, December 30, 2016 9:00 AM

Ontario is reminding seniors who are turning 65 in 2017 that, starting January 1,2017 they will be eligible to get the shingles vaccine free of charge, saving them approximately $170 and helping them stay healthy.

Senior Couple

Helping Oakville Seniors Stay Active in their Communities

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Friday, December 23, 2016 9:00 AM

Ontario is helping seniors in Oakville continue to connect with and contribute to their communities by supporting local programs that help them stay involved, learn new skills and lead active lives.

Entrance to New Hospital

Halton Healthcare seeking volunteers for Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 9:00 AM

Halton Healthcare is seeking new and enthusiastic volunteers to join the ranks at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

Illuminated Coloured circles

Say “Hello” during Christmas

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 3:55 PM

During this time of ‘Christmas Cheer’, it is remarkable how much of its counterpart we encounter in the way of a significant rise of people experiencing great emotional distress. Such as any seasoned medical staff ...

human brain

Investing in community-based health care

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 3:30 PM

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is investing over $2 million new dollars annually in community health care programs to improve care for patients, clients and families in Halton Hills, Milton, Oakville, Mississauga ...

DR. giving a needle to a child

In-school immunization clinics offered to students born in 1999 and 2000

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Sunday, December 18, 2016 2:30 PM

Starting now and running until mid-February, the Halton Region Health Department will be offering in-school immunization clinics for students born in 1999 and 2000 with incomplete immunizations who are at risk of school suspension.

Maria Estrada

United Way Oakville supported R.O.C.K. builds an Oakville Superhero Advocate

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:00 AM

Maria Estrada spent the first years of her life living happily in Peru. When she was six, her mother moved them to Canada with the hope of living a better life. They arrived in Canada ...

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2nd Stage of Medicare begins as Ontario passes Bill 41

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Monday, December 12, 2016 9:30 AM

For all that we pride ourselves on having access to universal health care, what many Canadians don’t know is that there was to be a 2nd stage of Medicare. Tommy Douglas was, in fact, miles ...

Halton Regional Police Tactical Unit

Halton Regional Police Service Raises Awareness and Funds for Autism

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Thursday, December 1, 2016 11:45 AM

A recently held fundraiser has resulted in a sizeable donation to Halton Chapter of Autism Ontario.

Emergency Waiting Room

Halton Healthcare receives $3,005,100 to improve services

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Ontario is improving access to care in Halton, helping to reduce wait times and support increased access to services that patients and families rely on.

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