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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
April, 2022
  • In This Issue - April 2022
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Primary Care Advisory & Liaison Group
  • UPDATE: Managing Early Lyme Disease
  • UPDATE: May 7 is International Harm Reduction Day
  • REVIEW: Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day
  • REVIEW: Postpartum Depression Program for New Mothers
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • FREE CME: Syphilis - The Comeback No One Wanted
  • FREE CME: Prostate Cancer Screening & ADT Management
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
March, 2022
  • In This Issue - March 2022
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • UPDATE: Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
  • REVIEW: Dental Programs in Niagara
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
February, 2022
  • In This Issue - February 2022
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: COVID-19 Projections
  • UPDATE: Family Health Program & Services Resume 
  • REVIEW: COVID-19 Resources for Patients
  • REVIEW: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Resources for Health Care Professionals
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
January, 2022
  • In This Issue - January 2022
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Encourage COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Uptake among Pregnant Individuals
  • UPDATE: Vaccine Preventable Disease Program Updates
  • UPDATE: Family Health Program and Service disruption for Parents, Families and Children
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • Breastfeeding - Making a difference Level 1
  • Niagara Health’s Annual Cardiology Day
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
December, 2021
  • In This Issue - December 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Infant Feeding Surveillance in Niagara
  • UPDATE: Vaccine Preventable Disease Program
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: Welcome New Doctors to Niagara!
  • Clinician-Client Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes
  • Breastfeeding - Making a difference Level 1
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
November, 2021
  • In This Issue - November 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: HCP Risk Assessment
  • UPDATE: Patient-Facing Communication for your Practice
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: Benefits of Long Acting Injectable (LAI) Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia
  • DON'T MISS OUT - Final opportunity to provide your feedback! 
  • Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early Child Development Support in Niagara
  • Clinician-Client Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
October, 2021
  • In This Issue - October 2021
  • Physicians' Corner
  • UPDATE: Influenza Antivirals in Congregate Settings for the 2021-2022 Influenza Season
  • REVIEW:  Respiratory Surveillance
  • REVIEW: CME Safer Supply.  A Paradigm Shift in the Midst of Niagara’s Worsening Overdose Epidemic.
  • Revisiting the Enhanced 18-month Well-baby Visit and Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early Child Development Support in Niagara
  • MEDICAL ADVISORIES & MEMOS
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
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