Health Hazard Alert: Bottled Water Produced by Blue Glass Water Co. Ltd. (Caledon Clear Water Co.)

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health in Canada is warning consumers and businesses not to consume or serve bottled water manufactured by Blue Glass Water Co. Ltd., also known as Caledon Clear Water Corporation, based in Caledon Ontario, because this product may be heavily contaminated with bacteria.

Here are the details of this provincial alert.

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E.Coli Outbreak in Ontario, New Brunswick & Nova Scotia: Probable Source is Lettuce Distributed by FreshPoint Inc.

This video presents “Preventing the Spread of Ecoli”:

Ontario confirms that 10 cases of E. coli in Ontario are linked to the outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 cases in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia:

  • Most probable source of these illnesses is lettuce distributed by FreshPoint Inc. primarily to some KFC and KFC-Taco Bell restaurants

Toronto’s Mobile Dental Clinic: Free Services for Children 17 Years of Age and Under

This video presents “Healthy Smiles All Around”:

  • A dedicated team of traveling dental professionals assists low-income families in under-serviced regions in Ontario, Canada
  • “Adrian is all smiles after his cleaning & receives warm welcomes from Health Minister Deb Matthews & dental hygienist Stephanie Hancock”

The objective of the 100 % provincially funded Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program is to improve the oral health of children and youth living in low income families in Toronto by giving them improved access to preventive and maintenance dental care.

Today, the Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC) is officially launched so that children 17 years of age and under will have better access to the  following FREE dental care services in Toronto:

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Forest Fires Force First Nations Community of Deer Lake To Evacuate

Forest Fires Force First Nations Community of Deer Lake To Evacuate Via Canadian Forces Aircraft
Above is a Water Bomber. Forest Fires Force First Nations Community of Deer Lake To Evacuate Via Canadian Forces Aircraft

Now, unfortunately forest fires are burning 3.5 kilometres from Deer Lake, a remote northwest Ontario community in Canada.

The Deer Lake Band Council of the First Nations Community of Deer Lake is requesting help from Ontario to evacuate approximately 480 Deer Lake residents who will be immediately airlifted by Canadian Forces aircraft to Greenstone, Ontario.

The primary reason for the evacuation of Deer Lake residents is their health is most at risk due to the smoke.

The details of the emergency tactics, involving First Nations officials, provincial ministries, federal departments and the Canadian Forces, are as follows:

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Connecting Greater Toronto Area Via Largest Regional Electronic System for Sharing Patient Info

Connecting Greater Toronto Area Via Largest Regional Electronic System for Sharing Patient Info
Connecting Greater Toronto Area Via Largest Regional Electronic System for Sharing Patient Info

More health care changes are coming your way in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario, Canada – the electronic way.

The largest regional electronic system for sharing electronic patient information in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will be announced tomorrow, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the Toronto General Hospital, 9:10 am.

Please see the following  Media Advisory for more details.

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Neurosurgeons Need ENITS For Effective and Speedy Consultations

Neurosurgeons Need ENITS For Effective and Speedy Consultations
Neurosurgeons Need ENITS For Effective and Speedy Consultations

No need for neurosurgeons to consult with trauma patients in person because neurosurgeons can now use ENITS, the Emergency Neuro Image Transfer System.

ENITS is a centralized e-Health online consultation system that makes remote neuro-consultations easier, faster and more accurate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The benefits of ENITS  include:

  • seventy neurosurgeons at 13 neurosurgical centres providing online consultations to acute care centres through this system
  • significantly reduces the need for patients to travel within and out-of-province, or out-of-country for treatment
  • patient transfers have been avoided,
  • saving more than $50 million since January 2009

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