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  • Expanded Seasonal Flu Vaccine Program Benefits All Residents

    October 31, 2014

    The provincial seasonal influenza vaccine program has expanded and is now available free of charge to all residents age six months and older through physician and public health clinics. In addition, for the first time in this province, authorized pharmacists will also be able to provide the influenza vaccination. Pharmacists will be providing vaccines free of charge to Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program clients and other patients will pay a fee for this service.

  • New Clarenville Park Has Something to Offer People of all Ages

    October 29, 2014

    An age-friendly park, complete with walking trails, benches, green spaces, gazebos, a tobogganing hill, and a community garden was officially opened in Clarenville today as the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, joined the Honourable Ross Wiseman, Minister of Finance and MHA for Trinity North, and community leaders and partners, to mark the completion of a project three years in the making.

  • Participation Nation Unplugged Provides After-School Recreational Options

    October 29, 2014

    The Provincial Government is investing $300,000 in an after-school physical activity program, Participation Nation Unplugged, which is designed to provide school-aged children with recreational options that promote an active lifestyle and overall wellness. The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, made the announcement today, in partnership with School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador, at St. Matthew’s School in St. John’s.

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