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Cara Cunningham, Community Dietitian
It is not too late to get your flu vaccination and the HSE is now urging people in high-risk groups to get vaccinated.
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.
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.
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.
As the festive season draws closer, here are essential festive tips from Croí to ensure you enjoy a healthy Christmas season.
As the festive season gets under way, here are some essential festive tips from Croí to ensure you enjoy a healthy Christmas season.
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 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.
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.