Friday, March 5, 2021

Mass vaccination centres open in Laval starting Thursday Feb. 25

The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de Laval says it will begin COVID-19 vaccination of Laval residents aged 85 and...

The virus, the vaccine and the variant

Catching up with Dr. Chris Karatzios If the title of this article conjures memories of westerns with harmonica soundtracks, it’s because I meant it to...

Breakthrough in HIV therapy research for Laval-based INRS

Prompted by the need to improve conventional treatments for people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), a team from the Laval-based Institut national...

Outbreak of COVID-19 shuts Hillcrest Academy in Chomedey

Officials at Hillcrest Academy in Chomedey and at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board have decided to shut the elementary school for an indefinite...

Early plasma biomarkers for Alzheimer’s discovered with help from Laval-based INRS

A Quebec research team supported by the Laval-based Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS) has discovered two early plasma markers to detect Alzheimer's disease...

Five types of digestive cancer have been linked to tobacco use

Quebec Council for Tobacco and Health observes Tobacco-Free Week When most people think of the harm to health caused by tobacco smoking, what’s perhaps more...

CISSS de Laval announces new hours and restrictions for COVID-19

Visitors not permitted, but caregivers are with some restrictions The CISSS de Laval has announced adjustments to the usual hours for visiting its health and...
CISSS de Laval releases survey on kindergarten children

City to provide workers to CISSS de Laval for COVID vaccination campaign

As the COVID-19 pandemic deepens, taking a toll on the workforce in the healthcare sector, the City of Laval says it will start providing...

COVID-19 infects six Cité de la Santé emergency room staff

Three emergency room physicians are listed as being among six employees at Laval's Cité de la Santé who have come down with COVID-19 over...
Laurier School Board showcases 2017-2018 budget overview

SWLSB buys COVID-19 air purifiers, wants Legault to prioritize staff for inoculation

In two recent measures taken to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board ordered more than 200 air purifiers...
All activities bringing together more than 250 persons are cancelled until further notice

Health care worker receives Laval’s first COVID-19 vaccine shot

The first person in Laval to be inoculated against COVID-19 is a health care worker. On Dec. 23, Sylvie Schaffro was the first of an...