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Region makes it official, with flu season now underway

Seems like it’s been the holiday season for a while, but it’s certainly flu season now, as the Region of Waterloo Public Health department...

The View from Here: November 21, 2019

Antibiotic Awareness Week shines a light on the fact some short-term thinking might come back to bite us later on.

Making the right wardrobe choice should be part of getting your flu shot

We’ve rolled into November. It’s colder, damper and darker. It’s also the start of flu season. Experts would recommend getting a flu shot. Much...

Heavy flu season calls for additional preventative steps

Feeling under the weather? As if cold and flu season wasn’t bad enough, a new study indicates that turning to comfort food may be...

First cases in Waterloo Region make flu season official

’Tis the season ... for the flu. The first local cases of influenza have officially been reported in Waterloo Region. Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, fatigue...

Flu cases down, but officials still stress precautions

Post-New Year’s blast of snow and cold aside, the winter has been relatively mild. It’s a welcome reprieve from the past couple of years...

Return of H1N1 puts flu measures on the agenda

With flu season bearing down on us, hype about the influenza A (H1N1) virus is building back up, though thankfully not at the levels...
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Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

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One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...