Author: CK Public Health

It’s OK, And Encouraged To Get Outside During COVID-19

It’s OK, And Encouraged To Get Outside During COVID-19

CK Public Health- April 17, 2020

Ah, the sunshine. Is there anything more universally symbolic for “get outside”? At any other time, during any other year, we wouldn’t think twice about ... Read More

Tips For Seniors To Stay Healthy At Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips For Seniors To Stay Healthy At Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

CK Public Health- April 6, 2020

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health is strongly urging those over the age of 70 or those with weakened immune systems or medical conditions to ... Read More

Tips For Meal Planning During A Global Pandemic

Tips For Meal Planning During A Global Pandemic

CK Public Health- April 1, 2020

Grocery shopping, menu planning, and creating nutritious meals on a budget. These are all things you might be thinking of right now as we all ... Read More

Staying Physically Active While Physically Distancing

Staying Physically Active While Physically Distancing

CK Public Health- March 26, 2020

We face a crucial time in our society where strict measures have been put in place to protect the health of our families, friends, and ... Read More

How to Help Children Understand and Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Help Children Understand and Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

CK Public Health- March 20, 2020

Children and teens react, in part, to what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and ... Read More

The Cost Of Healthy Eating

The Cost Of Healthy Eating

CK Public Health- February 20, 2020

We all know that eating a nutritious, well-balanced diet plays a large role in contributing to ones overall good health. “Don’t forget to eat breakfast” ... Read More

Spike In Youth Vaping In Chatham-Kent A Cause For Concern

Spike In Youth Vaping In Chatham-Kent A Cause For Concern

CK Public Health- January 19, 2020

Youth culture moves fast. “What’s in”, clothing, language, popular music and other trends change quickly and it’s hard to keep up with everything that is ... Read More

CK Public Health “Walking In A Winter Wonderland” This Season

CK Public Health “Walking In A Winter Wonderland” This Season

CK Public Health- December 4, 2019

CK Public Health Nurse, Lisa TetraultNovember kicked off Fall Prevention Month across Canada, and there was no shortage of opportunities to learn more about the ... Read More

‘Tis The Season To Look Out For One Another

‘Tis The Season To Look Out For One Another

CK Public Health- November 14, 2019

Tis the season to look out for one another. With the holidays just around the corner, it is important that we focus on self care, ... Read More

Water Health – Keeping Beaches, Pools, and Splash Pads Safe To Stay And Play

Water Health – Keeping Beaches, Pools, and Splash Pads Safe To Stay And Play

CK Public Health- August 18, 2019

Water Testing at Kingston Park in Chatham, Ontario - Contributed PhotoIn light of National Drowning Prevention Week being held the third week of July, Water ... Read More

Eye See, Eye Learn Program Available In CK

Eye See, Eye Learn Program Available In CK

CK Public Health- July 27, 2019

Does your child need an eye exam? This is time sensitive information if you have a student in JK! Each year, thousands of children start ... Read More

Youth Vaping: A Concern For Athletes And Teens

Youth Vaping: A Concern For Athletes And Teens

CK Public Health- July 26, 2019

Have you noticed the increased popularity of vaping devices being sold and used across Chatham-Kent? Especially among younger audiences who are not permitted to buy ... Read More

Mosquito Season Bites: Don’t Get Stung When Playing Or Spectating Outside

Mosquito Season Bites: Don’t Get Stung When Playing Or Spectating Outside

CK Public Health- July 18, 2019

Summer season is here, and with summer comes mosquitoes. Whether you're in your own backyard, or at the soccer field, mosquitos can be a concern. ... Read More

Local CK Elementary School’s Health and Wellness Efforts “Good as Gold”

Local CK Elementary School’s Health and Wellness Efforts “Good as Gold”

CK Public Health- June 28, 2019

(L-R) Lisa Tetrault – CK Public Health Nurse, Anne-Marie Conn – Principal of École Saint-Francis, JeanMartin Doyon – Special Education Technician at École Saint-Francis - ... Read More