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Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Community Advisory - Temporary reduction in lab/x-ray services

Sun Country Health Region regrets to announce that due to staffing changes and scheduling concerns the Coronach, Bengough and Pangman Health Centres will have reduced availability and services in the Laboratory and X-ray departments. 

This temporary situation will be effective immediately.

We ask patients to telephone the facilities at the numbers listed below prior to coming for lab and x-ray services so you can be directed to the correct time and location where services will be available.  Calendars will be posted in each facility for your reference as well.
            Coronach Health Centre – 267-2022
            Bengough Health Centre – 268-2048
            Pangman Health Centre – 442-2044

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