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Avoiding the sniffles this winter

Cara Cunningham, Community Dietitian

At risk groups encouraged to get the flu vaccine

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It is not too late to get your flu vaccination and the HSE is now urging people in high-risk groups to get vaccinated.

Cruel and inhumane conditions for patients and staff - Chambers

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has described as cruel and inhumane the conditions patients and staff are dealing with in the Emergency Department at Mayo University Hospital.

Parents urged not to send children with flu-like symptoms to school

The HSE is urging parents not to send their children to school if they have flu-like illnesses or any of the associated symptoms, such as a high temperature, aches and pains, or a chesty cough in a bid to curtail the spread of the infection.

Help prevent the spread of flu

The HSE is urging the public to help prevent the spread of flu and norovirus (the contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhoea) by avoiding hospitals and GP surgeries so as not to infect others who may be already unwell.

Essential tips from Croí for a healthy festive season

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As the festive season draws closer, here are essential festive tips from Croí to ensure you enjoy a healthy Christmas season.

Essential tips from Croí for a healthy festive season

As the festive season gets under way, here are some essential festive tips from Croí to ensure you enjoy a healthy Christmas season.

Health Care Group spearheads action plan to meet increased demand for services over winter

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An increase in hospital staffing and opening hours are some of the measures being put in place by the health authority locally to deal with the expected increase in demand for services during winter.

Sinn Fein Councillor contests Government winter beds plans

Sinn Féin’s general election candidate in Longford/Westmeath, Cllr. Sorca Clarke, has stated the Government’s winter bed plan has been exposed as “hype and spin” as the facts with regard to its implementation become apparent.

Vigilance urged in wake of rise in meningitis cases

The head of a national meningitis support and awareness organisation is appealing to the public to be vigilant in the wake of an increase in meningococcal disease (the leading cause of meningitis in this country) recently.

 

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