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The Physicians' Newsletter covers a range of topics of interest to primary care professionals including:

  • Up-to-date clinical information
  • Trends in the medical community
  • Surveillance data
  • Platform to promote primary care events
  • Review of community programs / services to benefit your patients
Past IssueTopics
September, 2021
  • In This Issue - September 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: The COVID-19 Pandemic & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • UPDATE: Public Health Sexual Health Centre Reopens Welland and Niagara Falls Locations
  • REVIEW: 2021-2022 Influenza Immunization Program
  • REVIEW: Community Paramedicine for LTC
  • OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding – Making a Difference (Level Two)
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
August, 2021
  • In This Issue - August 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Returning to School & COVID-19 Vaccine
  • UPDATE: Suicide Prevention
  • REVIEW: Beaches & Recreational Water Illnesses
  • REVIEW: Alzheimer’s Awareness & Supports for Senior Patients
  • OPPORTUNITY: Suicide Prevention
  • OPPORTUNITY: Safer Supply. A Paradigm Shift in Niagara’s Worsening Overdose Epidemic
  • OPPORTUNITY: Breastfeeding – Making a Difference (Level Two)
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
July, 2021
  • In This Issue - July 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Identifying Patients in Need of COVID-19 Vaccination & Booking Support
  • UPDATE: Niagara Health's Seymour-Hannah Vaccination Clinic Winding Down
  • UPDATE: Public Health Dental Clinics Re-Opened
  • REVIEW: Primary Care Administering COVID-19 Vaccines
  • REVIEW: Cancer Screening Resumption
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
June, 2021
  • In This Issue - June 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: COVID-19 Vaccine Program - Primary Care Settings
  • UPDATE: Niagara Region Mental Health (NRMH) Telemedicine Service
  • UPDATE: Food Borne Illness Investigations
  • REVIEW: Managing Ticks and Lyme disease Within Primary Care
  • REVIEW: Sexual Health Program
  • FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
May, 2021
  • In This Issue - May 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Suicide Prevention
  • UPDATE: Health Equity and COVID-19
  • UPDATE: Support for Patients with Type II Diabetes, At-risk and Pre-diabetes
  • REVIEW: World No Tobacco Day - Commit to Quit
  • REVIEW: Maternal Mental Health 
  • REVIEW: EMS Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care (CPLTC) Program
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
April, 2021
  • In This Issue - April 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Shine A Light for Doctors May 1
  • UPDATE: Niagara Region Mental Health Group Treatment
  • Mental Health Referral Form
  • UPDATE: Get Checked - An Organized Cancer Screening Update
  • REVIEW: Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: Care For The Caregiver
  • FEEDBACK OPPORTUNITY
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
March, 2021
  • In This Issue - March 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: April is Oral Health Month!
  • UPDATE: SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern
  • UPDATE: Community Paramedicine for Long-Term Care Program
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: A Message from the Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
  • REVIEW: A Message from the Walker Family Cancer Centre
  • EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
  • EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
February, 2021
  • In This Issue - February 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: COVID-19 Variants of Concern
  • UPDATE: The Youth Vaping Epidemic
  • UPDATE: Let's Be Social!
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
January, 2021
  • In This Issue - January 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Influenza Vaccine Products
  • UPDATE: Prenatal Services
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW:  Syphilis Rates on the Rise in Niagara
  • REVIEW:  Niagara Parents - Supporting Families during COVID-19
December, 2020
  • In This Issue - December 2020
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: IPAC Checklist for Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • UPDATE: Mailed Smoking Cessation Programs with Free NRT
  • UPDATE: New High Intensity Supports at Home, Community Paramedicine Program
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
November, 2020
  • In This Issue - November 2020
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Welcome New Physicians To Niagara!
  • UPDATE: Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
  • UPDATE: West Nile Virus
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: Youth Mental Health & Addictions Service
October, 2020
  • In This Issue - October 2020
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Niagara's Primary Care Advisory & Liaison Group - Call for Applicants
  • UPDATE: The Pandemic & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • UPDATE: Antivirals in Congregate Settings for the 2020-2021 Influenza Season
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: Niagara EMS Palliative Care Team (PAL)
  • REVIEW:  November is Fall Prevention Month
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