March 9th is World Kidney Day. Join this FREE Telehealth information session on Wednesday, March 22nd from 7 - 8 p.m. to learn how body weight can affect your kidneys and how to prvent getting chronic kidney disease. Contact the KTHR Telehealth Coordinator at 306-862-7256.
The Tisdale Primary Health Care Provider Team is presenting a health and farm safety event on Wednesday, March 29th at the Tisdale RECplex Auditorium featuring keynote speaker Curtis Weber. Don't miss this event - buy your ticket today!
LiveWell with Chronic Conditions sessions have been scheduled at Carrot River, Melfort, Nipawin and Nipawin this spring. These FREE classes benefit all caregivers and/or individuals with ongoing mental and physical health concerns or anyone who needs to get back in charge of their health. For more information or to register, contact 306-873-3760.
A LiveWell with Chronic Pain session has been scheduled at Melfort this spring. This FREE class benefits all caregivers and/or individuals with any type of ongoign pain. For more information or to register, contact: 306-873-3760.
This FREE spiritual care workshop will be held in Tisdale on Wednesday, April 26th from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. It will touch on the skills of effective listening and how to assist those affected by suicide or who speak of it in contemplation. Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 12th.
InfluEnza Immunization In KTHR
Vaccine is available free of charge to everyone over the age of six months through local Public Health office by appointment only. Some local pharmacists within the health region may provide the injectable vaccine to those nine years of age and older this flu season. Children under nine years of age presenting for their first flu shot will be required to receive two doses.
Please note, only injectable influenza vaccine will be offered at public flu clinics in Saskatchewan. The nasal spray influenza vaccine (FluMist®) will not be available this year.
Beyond vaccination, people can help protect themselves against influenza through frequent handwashing, coughing and sneezing into their sleeve, cleaning surfaces often and staying at home when sick. Those who experience respiratory problems should see a doctor.
For information on influenza, symptoms and self-care, call HealthLine 811 or visit