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Thursday, January 26, 2023

COVID-19 Updates

The new variants of COVID invite themselves for the holidays

As residents of Park-Extension ready themselves for the holiday season, health authorities remind us that partially overshadowed by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza, COVID has not said its last word. Coronavirus cases are on the rise again in...

Dubé relies on local management of nurses’ schedules and decompartmentalization

The Minister of Health is also counting on the creation of full-time positions for nurses. To deal with the problems related to the nursing workforce, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dubé, thinks he has found a "recipe"...

Nearly 4,000 students absent due to COVID-19

For the past month, schools have had to report absences related to COVID-19, but so far, Quebec has not made this report public. It is of great interest however for the families of Park-Extension, a borough with a high...

Omicron variant

Hours extended at Parc-Extension testing clinic Amid growing worries over the increasing scope and reach of the COVID-19 and its Omicron variant, health authorities across the island of Montreal have started adapting both testing and vaccination measures to respond to...

Rapid COVID-19 tests deployed across Parc-Extension schools

Many claim a disorganized and messy rollout The past week not only marked the first full week of school for many elementary and high school students across Parc-Ex but also the first week of the deployment of rapid COVID-19 tests...

Starting August 9, 2021, Ottawa announces easing of border measures for fully vaccinated travellers only!

CNW/ - The Government of Canada is prioritizing the health and safety of everyone in Canada by taking a risk-based and measured approach to re-opening our borders. Thanks to the hard work of Canadians, rising vaccination rates and declining...

Vaccines on wheels

VacciVan takes to streets and parks of Park Extension Montreal parks usually garner ideas of days out with the family or playing sports with friends, but rarely that of vaccinations. Health authorities changed that this week by approaching their vaccination...

Vaccines north and south

Newest pop-up clinic serves northern end of Park Ex Another pop-up vaccination clinic was opened at the Howie-Morenz Arena over the weekend, allowing people to get a dose without an appointment. This was one of several such pop-up clinics in...

Montreal a yellow zone as of Monday

The entire province will shift to yellow or green zones next week The provincial government updated Quebecers on further relaxation to COVID-19 measures at a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon. As of Monday, Jun. 14 all regions of Quebec...

Montreal in orange zone as of next Monday

Provincial government announces further relaxation to measures as cases plummet The provincial government updated Quebecers on further relaxation to COVID-19 measures at a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon. As of Monday, Jun. 7 all regions of Quebec will turn...