Thursday, December 10, 2009

Clincs Wind Down

H1N1 Vaccination Clinics on the South Shore will begin winding down starting Monday. The week of December. 14-18 is the last for mass vaccination clinics. South Shore Health's Public Health team are putting on a drop-in clinic, and three chances to make appointments for shots at a public health office. Appointments must be booked through the Bridgewater Public Health Office at 543-0850. Remember to take along your health card and do not attend any clinics if you are ill.

Candlelight Vigil Planned

Local citizens will show their support for a climate change agreement by staging a candlelight vigil outside MP Gerald Keddy's office this weekend.A group of local concerned citizens from across the South Shore will light candles, sing songs, and send a message that the South Shore supports all efforts for an ambitious, fair, and binding global agreement on climate change at the Copenhagen negotiations. The vigil is set for Saturday, December 12th from 5:30 to 6:00pm at the Aberdeen Commercial Centre, 129 Aberdeen Road.

H1N1 clinic

A 3rd wave of the H1N1 could still be in the future and Nova Scotia's chief public health officer Dr. Robert Strang is encouraging people who have not yet been vaccinated to do so immedatiely. So far about 52 per cent of the province's population has been vaccinated.A Vaccination clinic will be held today at the Park View Education Center in Bridgewater from 4 until 6:30. Students & Adults are reminded to bring with them their health cards to the clinics.

Home fire in Lunenburg

A major fire broke out yesterday at a house in the town of Lunenburg.The house burst into flames around 2:30 yesterday afternoon and continued on until 7:30 last night. Firefighters were also fighing the elements of mother nature as snow and rain moved in. Fire departments from Dayspring, Blockhouse, Mahone Bay and Bridgewater were called for back-up to assist the Lunenburg Fire Department.

Bus' only traveling on paved roads

Due to weather conditions only students who live on paved roads in the South Shore Regional district will be picked up by buses.