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Annual Report 2017 - Prevention

The Big Picture

 Health Unit nurse holds up naloxone kit

Making a Point: Public Health Nurse Julie Ghafur was on hand at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay in September 2017 to share information about naloxone kits and their importance in preventing opioid overdoses.      

Photo Courtesy of Kawartha Lakes This Week

By the Numbers - Prevention Statistics for 2017

• Number of naloxone kits distributed by Health Unit in 2017 = 88

• Number of vaccine doses distributed to local health care providers in 2017 = 80,054

• Number of school-aged children who faced suspensions for having out-of-date vaccinations during the 2017/2018 school year = 2,453; Number of students who were suspended after Health Unit staff worked with families to ensure compliance = 0

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Video - Sexual Health Clinics at HKPR

See how Health Unit clinics support sexual health and help prevent the spread of Sexually-Transmitted Infections in the area.


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