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Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Informing people of the danger of fentanyl and carfentanil is the best way to stop the opioid crisis in southern Alberta. That was the message delivered Thursday by RCMP Const. Ben Stubbe. “Our best weapon is information,” Stubbe said during his presentation at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. Recent reports show 582 people…Continue Reading

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Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Posted on 27 March 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Don’t worry guys, it’s a blood test, not a glove test. The Man Van will be at Fort Macleod Curling…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Man Van turnout above average

Posted on 05 September 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Man Van turnout above average

The chance to have their PSA tested through a simple blood test proved a strong attraction Thursday for men in…Continue Reading

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Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Posted on 21 August 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Don’t worry guys, it’s a blood test, not a glove test. The Man Van will be at the Market on…Continue Reading

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No amount of alcohol safe for pregnant women

Posted on 22 May 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on No amount of alcohol safe for pregnant women

It’s time for Albertans to talk about alcohol and pregnancy. That’s the conversation Debbie Deak is initiating in her role with the South Alberta FASD Network. “FASD is a big issue,” Deak said. “The best we can do is try to educate people and get the message out.” Deak was at Fort Macleod Library on…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod residents stand against bullying

Posted on 08 March 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod residents stand against bullying

Fort Macleod residents joined other Albertans who showed their support and took a stand against bullying on Wednesday by participating in Pink Shirt Day. Ten years ago, two Nova Scotia teens started a movement when they wore pink to support a fellow student who was being bullied. Now people all over the world wear pink…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod man’s life changed by lyme disease

Posted on 08 March 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod man’s life changed by lyme disease

Dave Carlson has had a difficult journey since he contracted lyme disease four years ago. Lyme disease has affected every…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod groups host fentanyl information session Wednesday

Posted on 31 January 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod groups host fentanyl information session Wednesday

MICHAEL MCTIGHE, MACLEOD GAZETTE STAFF Fort Macleod residents are invited to learn more this week about the opioid epidemic. The…Continue Reading

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Influenza immunization clinic in Fort Macleod on Oct. 30

Posted on 25 October 2017 by staff | Comments Off on Influenza immunization clinic in Fort Macleod on Oct. 30

Alberta’s annual influenza immunization program got under way on Monday. The first free clinic in Fort Macleod is Monday, Oct.…Continue Reading

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