Swimming, heat and sun are all part of summer in Québec. However, they can cause health problems such as bather dermatitis, heat stroke and sunburn. Some toxic and allergenic plants can also cause hay fever or skin damage that resembles burns. Simple personal protective measures can be applied to avoid such ailments. Read Health Tips for the Summer file for ways to enjoy a healthy season.
Amendments to the rules governing confidentiality of information related to the identity of persons born in Québec given up for adoption and of their biological parents are coming into force on June 16, 2018. For more information, visit : Québec.ca/info-adoption
The content on the Portail santé mieux-être is migrating on the beta version of the new unified website of the Gouvernement du Québec, Québec.ca.
Ultimately, Québec.ca will include all content and services of the Gouvernement du Québec, based on users needs.
You have to see a pharmacist to get naloxone, a medication that is used as an antidote for opioid overdose. In Québec, naloxone is available free of charge and without a prescription at any pharmacy. To find a pharmacy near you that has naloxone anytime, go to the Finding a Resource section.