January2017

Flu Awareness January 2017

December 2016 saw an increase in patients with flu and flu-like symptoms. This led to a public health awareness pitch by the Health Promotion Team. Information discussed on the day included key questions such as: What are the main symptoms of flu? a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or[…]

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Alcohol and Drug Awareness, December 2016

The Health Promotion team joined in the multi-agency Alcohol and Drug Awareness Campaign on 7th December 2016 at Casemates Square; the participating agencies included the RGP, Drugs and Alcohol Rehabilitation Service, Social Services, Ministry of Equality, Alcoholics Anonymous and Fire and Ambulance Service.

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Summer Sports Programme, July 2016

The health promotion team formed part of the GSLA summer sports program. Various games and physical activities were used to increase awareness of healthy foods and their impact on general health.

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