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Dec 11, 2014, 14:16 ET 41 commitments For a Tobacco-Free Generation from the director of public health and the Montréal sans tabac network

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal's director of public health and his Montréal sans tabac partners have launched a report entitled For a Tobacco-Free Generation. With 41 commitments,...


Dec 11, 2014, 12:37 ET Avoid carbon monoxide poisoning during snowstorms

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Given the large amount of snow that has fallen in Montréal, the public health department (DSP) of the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal...


Nov 21, 2014, 17:13 ET E-cigarettes and Oxygen Therapy: Risk of Fire and Explosion

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Dr. Richard Massé, director of public health for Montréal, held a press briefing today. With him were Captains Sylvain Sévigny and Éris Tisseur of the City of...


Nov 03, 2014, 16:44 ET Don't let the flu catch you by surprise!

Vaccination campaign in Montreal against seasonal flu MONTREAL, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal is kicking off its seasonal flu vaccination...


Oct 09, 2014, 07:30 ET Code Orange simulation drill in three Montréal hospitals

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal is coordinating a major simulation drill to test the health network's response to a Code Orange....


Jul 22, 2014, 11:37 ET Heat alert for Montréal: Keep an eye on seniors, people with physical or mental health problems, and young children

MONTRÉAL, July 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - When it's really hot, the Direction de santé publique de l'Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal recommends that all residents—especially...


Jun 30, 2014, 10:46 ET First high heat warning: A reminder of preventive measures to take from the public health department

MONTRÉAL, June 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Environment Canada has just issued its first heat warning of the summer. The Direction de santé publique de l'Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de...


Jun 26, 2014, 09:12 ET Seven tips to stay healthy this summer - From Dr. Richard Massé, Montréal's director of public health

MONTRÉAL, June 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Summer has finally arrived! Dr. Richard Massé, the director of public health at Montréal's health and social services agency, would like to wish all Montrealers ...


Jun 19, 2014, 10:39 ET Montréal's Director of public health and the City of Montréal are working together to prevent adverse effects of noise on population health

MONTRÉAL, June 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - According to a notice released by Richard Massé, Montréal's director of public health, high levels of road, railway and aircraft noise on the Island of Montréal ...


Aug 20, 2013, 14:04 ET Montréal's Director of Public Health Calls for a Stronger Tobacco Act

MONTREAL, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - During the hearings of the Commission de la santé et des services sociaux de l'Assemblée nationale concerning the report on the implementation of the Tobacco...


Apr 11, 2013, 10:30 ET Changes to social assistance: Québec's Directors of Public Health ask the MESS not to apply the new Regulation and to evaluate its health impacts

MONTREAL, April 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In a document asking the Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MESS) not to apply the changes to social assistance proposed last February,...


Oct 24, 2012, 14:55 ET Mission accomplished for the Code Orange drill at the MUHC

MONTREAL, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal (the Montreal Agency) and its partners are pleased to announce a positive outcome for its major...


Oct 24, 2012, 08:45 ET Major "Code Orange" simulation drill at the Montreal General Hospital and the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC

MONTREAL, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal (the Montreal Agency) is proud to partner with the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM)...


Apr 19, 2012, 11:44 ET Office de consultation publique de Montréal - Conference on urban agriculture

MONTREAL, April 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the upcoming public consultation on the state of urban agriculture in Montréal, the Direction de la santé publique of the Agence de la santé et des...


Oct 13, 2010, 10:00 ET BEDBUGS - Identifying and Controlling Bedbugs - A useful new guide for
building owners, administrators and managers

MONTREAL, Oct. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Bedbug infestations are on the rise in most large cities and the Montréal area is no exception. To help control infestations, the Ville de Montréal and Direction de...