Rapid COVID Test Approved!

A rapid test for COIVD 19 has been approved by Health Canada. Precision Biomonitoring out of Guelph, Ontario boasts test results within one hour and 100% accuracy. The first of its kind This is the first rapid result test to be approved but there are many others going through the…

80% COVID-19 patients had low vitamin D

A newly released study from The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism looks at the relationship between COVID 19 and vitamin D deficiencies. Most health experts say more studies need to be done but these findings are encouraging. The benefits of vitamin D have been known for some time now.…

Tragedy in Stoney Creek

A worker lost his life this Monday  at the Waste Management Canada in Stoney Creek. Even with all the rules, training and personal protective equipment (PPE) these tragedies still happen, not as many workplace deaths happen as 20 years ago but they still happen. When they do occur the reality…

First Aid Challenges; 3 dead and 24 injured

3 dead, 24 injured after bus rollover in Alberta’s Jasper National Park RCMP are investigating the cause of the rollover. The bus was operated by a glacier sight-seeing tour company. 2:45 Three people are dead and 24 injured after a glacier sight-seeing bus rolled over near the Columbia Icefield in…

Fentanyl found in street drugs

Brantford police have issued another warning about fentanyl being added to illicit street drugs following several overdoses on the weekend including one that resulted in death. Police and Brant Brantford paramedics responded to at least four suspected overdoses on the weekend including three that occurred  Saturday night. Two of the…

COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

Would you be surprised? Be surprised at how long a COVID 19 or SARS-CoV2 last on surfaces up to a week? YUCK!       This studies findings come from the University of Hong Kong was published in April 2020 Article Link Illness in Children

Emergency First Aid Facts-Nosebleed

Emergency First Aid Fact # 872 There are a lot of myths out there regarding emergency first aid treatment. Every culture and family have their own remedies for anything that ails you. Our new series of 1001 first aid facts will reveal research-based essentials of what needs to be done.…

The Ontario government said it’s taking immediate action

The Ontario government said it’s taking immediate action after an increase in a mysterious inflammatory illness in children that could be connected to COVID-19. Health officials say the illness appears to be similar to Kawasaki Syndrome, a rare but serious inflammatory disease. Symptoms associated with this illness include persistent fever, abdominal pain,…

Emergency First Aid Facts

Emergency First Aid Fact #112 There are a lot of myths out there regarding emergency first aid treatment. Every culture and family have their own remedies for anything that ails you. Our new series of 1001 first aid facts will reveal research-based essentials of what needs to be done. You…