Programs and Services
Nut allergies can be life threatening. Help protect your child’s school environment and don’t send nuts or foods containing nut ingredients to school. Use sandwich fillings such as lean meat, poultry, fish, egg salad, hummus or beans instead.
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Medical Health Officer
The Sun Country Health Region Medical Health Officer (MHO) is a key member of the Public Health team. The MHO (Dr. Shauna Hudson) works with other SCHR staff and health care professionals to plan and implement population and public health programs, including communicable disease control, disease and injury prevention, surveillance, health protection and promotion.
If you have any general questions about the issues included on this webpage, please contact the SCHR MHO by emailing email@example.com
Interest in the Canadian Listeriosis outbreak continues. The Sun Country Health Region's Medical Health Officer, Dr. Shauna Hudson, has posted some links to reputable and up-to-date information on the outbreak.
Senior citizens and pregnant women are at a greater risk of developing listeriosis and can reduce their risk of becoming infected by following the advice on the following Public Health Agency of Canada websites:
Protecting the Health of Senior Citizens - Click here
Protecting Your Pregnancy - Click here
Recommendations for Health Care Professionals - Link to Consensus Canadian Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Listeriosis - Click here
Latest update on Listeriosis outbreak from Public Health Agency of Canada - Click here