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Kids First Family Resource Centre
27 St.Andrews St., Antigonish
863-3848  www.kids1st.ca

Reminder:
When you or your child has an illness that is contagious, please do not come to the
centre. This includes if your child has a fever, vomiting, chicken pox, mumps,
rash, strep throat, diarrhea, measles, impetigo, pinkeye, scabies or head lice.

Kids First is a registered, non-profit organization and your donations are greatly appreciated!

PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY OF CANADA

With the re-emergence of measles in several Canadian communities, it is more important than ever to get the facts about immunization.  Diseases such as this are highly contagious and can lead to serious health problems, permanent disability, and even death.  Vaccination is still the best way to prevent such diseases; in addition it helps protect those around us who may have compromised immune systems and are not able to receive the vaccine.    

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) would appreciate your help in raising awareness about vaccines and immunization.  Please feel welcome to pass this information on to your organization’s members, post on your website, and share through social media or on bulletin boards.

Information, tips, and links:    

  • Visit the PHAC Website for an overview of information and resources, as well as links to other useful sites.
  • Check out the Vaccination for Children section of Canada.ca to find information for parents, caregivers and health professionals.
  • Find out about Vaccine safety, including how vaccines are studied and approved, as well as answers to commonly asked questions.
  • Read the Public Health Notice on Measles for an update on the recent outbreaks, risk factors, and the recommended vaccine schedule.  
  • Visit the Travel Health and Safety page on Canada.ca for travel health notices, as well as recommended vaccines for travellers and how to find vaccination clinics.
  • Download ImmunizaCA, a free mobile vaccine application tool that will help you manage your family's vaccination records.


Over the last 50 years, immunization has saved more lives than any other health measure. Thank you for helping to spread the word about this important subject.

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HEALTHY MOMS HEALTHY BABIES

A program for prenatal & postnatal women (0-6mths)

 

September 2017

 

WEDNESDAY’S 9:30-11:30

Kids First Family Resource Centre 27 St. Andrews St. 863-3848

 

September 6      CLOSED – NO PROGRAM TODAY!

September 13     Early Days with your Baby:  Join us for a video, on how to best care for your newborn in the early days.

September 20   Car Seat Check:  It’s Child Passenger Safety Week!  We will be doing Car Seat Checks with Certified Car Seat Technicians, as well we will go over the 10 most common car seat mistakes.  

September 27   Protective Shield:  Learn about the importance of your building your baby’s emotional protective shield, in this interactive demonstration. 

 Travel & Childcare Assistance available*

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You Make The Difference Program

 Discover new ways to help your child learn

And improve Communication

A Parent-Child Interaction Program

 For Parents of children 4 mths. to 4 yrs.

 Starting on Friday, September 15th

9:30 to 11:30

 This is an 8 week program, with onsite childcare provided

 Please call Kids First Family Resource Center at

863-3848, ask for Debi to register

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ST. Andrew’s Consolidated Pre School Program

Starting on: October 3 for ten weeks until December 6

Where: At St. Andrew’s Consolidated School

Two times to choose from:

Morning: 9:30-11:30   or

Afternoon: 12:30 -2:30

 

If you want to register your child please call St. Andrew’s Consolidated School  902-863-2512 to pick up a registration  form.

Children should bring a backpack, indoor shoes and a nut free snack with drink.

If you have any questions about the program you can call Antigonish Kids First at: 863-3848 ask for Colleen, Outreach Coordinator

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HM MacDonald School (Maryvale) Pre School Program

Starting on: October 4 for ten weeks until December 7

Where: HM MacDonald School (Maryvale)

Two times to choose from:

Morning: 9:30-12:00

If you want to register your child stop by Kids First , 27 St.Andrews St. to pick up or fill out a registration form.

Children should bring a backpack, indoor shoes and a nut free snack with drink.

If you have any questions about the program you can call Antigonish Kids First at: 863-3848 ask for Colleen, Outreach Coordinator