Long Covid

Emerging evidence indicates that there are several short and long-term health effects associated with COVID-19. As the pandemic unfolds, studies indicate that there are many ways infection with Covid-19 can affect someone’s health; and many organs besides the lungs are affected. How long it takes to recover from coronavirus is[…]

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Enjoy a Healthy Summer

Most of us look forward to spending time outdoors in the warm months ahead – beach- barbecues-parties-water activities and fun all around. However, it is important to remember to take simple precautions so that you can enjoy a safe and healthy summer. Protect your skin from sun damage by regularly[…]

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No Smoking Day, 13th March 2019

No Smoking Day aims to bring awareness to the dangers of this addiction. The day also tries to spotlight resources available to help people decide to try and quit. The department of Public Health was joined by the Smoke Cessation lead and other professionals/ interested members of the public to[…]

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2018

Young People and Mental Health in a changing World. This year, for World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organisation are drawing our attention to young people and mental health. Approximately 1.2 billion people (1 in 6) of the world’s population are adolescents, aged between 10 and 19. Several factors such as alcohol[…]

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