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By Giv'er Miramichi / August 28, 2008 / 0 Comments

Wellness Phone line launches for Miramichi region A new service is being launched to help bring wellness information to the people of the Miramichi region. The Miramichi Wellness Presentation Request Line is a service for members of the community, organizations, church groups and workplaces. People can now call the Wellness Presentation Line to request presentations…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2008 / 0 Comments

Mango to offer final session September 8 Our community’s Mango program is offering the final session of its popular pedometer program, Stepping Out with Mango, starting the week of September 8. To register yourself or your workplace, call 627-7564. Interested participants can register at a community location or sign up with their workplace. Mango is…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2008 / 0 Comments

Family doctor joins medical team at the Miramichi Regional Health Authority Gary Foley, president and CEO of the Miramichi Regional Health Authority is pleased to announce the recruitment of a family doctor to the region. Family doctor and Miramichier Dr. Melissa McQuaid will begin her practice in September. “I am delighted with the addition of…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 9, 2008 / 0 Comments

Miramichi Regional Health Authority encouraging patients to become involved in their health care Beginning May 12, the Miramichi Regional Health Authority will begin to distribute an “It’s Your Health…. Be Involved!” bilingual brochure to every patient admitted to the Miramichi Regional Hospital. The brochure will also be on display throughout the Miramichi Regional Hospital, Miramichi…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / April 10, 2008 / 0 Comments

DIABETES EXPOWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Presented by Canadian Diabetes Association and Clothesline 1-800-505-5525 SaturdayMay 31, 20088:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Rodd Miramichi River1809 Water StreetMiramichi, NB Enjoy this educational event for only $5.00 Register by calling1-800-884-4232 ext#3kassia.sweezey@diabetes.caor at the Miramichi Regional Diabetes Program 506-627-7500 One stop access to a full range of diabetes information, products,…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / March 1, 2008 / 0 Comments

Health Authority administering preventative measures to address flu As a preventative measure, the Miramichi Regional Health Authority is once again asking the public to assist them by not visiting the Miramichi Regional Hospital if they have flu-like symptoms. These symptoms include general aches and pains, sore throat, runny nose, cough, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. The…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / January 9, 2008 / 0 Comments

CONNIE & PAUL RELEASE NEW CD AS FUNDRAISER FOR PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION Miramichi folk duo Connie & Paul are releasing their 4th recording Sunday January 20, 2008, 2PM at the Miramichi Regional Hospital Viewpoint Cafeteria on the 5th floor. The recording entitled “Let Me Walk You to the Corner” will be used as a fundraiser…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / August 31, 2007 / 0 Comments

Community Prayer Vigil to be held for “My Miramichi” A Community Prayer Vigil for “My Miramichi” will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Park in the Newcastle Town Square. The prayer vigil will be an opportunity for the community to unite together in prayer and healing for those struggling…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / August 23, 2007 / 0 Comments

Miramichi Public Health to hold MMR vaccination clinics for students returning to college or university Miramichi Public Health Services will be holding day and evening vaccination clinics for Miramichi area individuals who are served within the Miramichi Regional Health Authority, have been born after 1970, and who are attending post-secondary institutions, including college or university.…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2007 / 0 Comments

Newcastle After-hours clinic expanding hours Physicians of the Newcastle After-Hours Clinic located in the Jean Coutu building, 250 Pleasant St. are pleased to announce that their operating hours are being extended to include Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. beginning July 7. This extension will be trialed for a three month period. “The expansion will help meet…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 2, 2007 / 0 Comments

Third session of Stepping Out starting soon The Mango program begins its third session of its popular pedometer program the week of May 7. Stepping Out with Mango is a 12-week program which will be offered to all members of the public and is accessible in the communities of Newcastle, Chatham, Douglastown, Rogersville, Néguac, and…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 2, 2007 / 0 Comments

Two additional medical specialists join the Miramichi Regional Health Authority Gary Foley, president and CEO of the Miramichi Regional Health Authority (MRHA) is pleased to announce that two additional physicians have been recruited to the region. “I am delighted to announce the recruitment of an internist and a general surgeon,” says Foley. Dr. Walter Binedell,…

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