Health & Home

Be Safe With Your Snow Blower

snow blower Photo Benjamin Earwicker270With the first winter snowstorm arriving in the Meaford area this week, homeowners, contractors, and business owners will again rely on their snow blowers to clear driveways and walks.  Here are some tips from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) for safe and correct use of snow blowers.

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Time to Think About Getting Your Flu Shot

needleOntarians are reminded to get their flu shots as the province kicks off its annual flu immunization program. The influenza vaccine remains the best protection against the flu virus.

Starting this week, the free flu vaccine is available for all Ontarians at their health care providers' offices, participating public health units, and at community and workplace flu immunization clinics. It is also available from trained pharmacists at approximately 2,500 pharmacies across Ontario, including in Meaford, for anyone five years of age and older.

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