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Health Tips for the Summer

Easier than planning your vacation!To enjoy the summer to the fullest, there are simple ways to protect yourself from summertime woes. Find all the tips and tricks. For more information, visit our file Health Tips for the Summer.

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West Nile Virus: Beware of Mosquito Bites!

The West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted through mosquito bites. With summer here and an influx of mosquitoes, the risk of contamination increases significantly. Simple measures can be taken to protect yourself from mosquito bites. See the West Nile Virus page for further details.

Protect yourself from Lyme disease

Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of an infected tick. Ticks live primarily in the forests, woods and tall grass and may be found in some areas of Québec. If bitten, it is important to remove the tick as soon as possible. For more information, visit our Removing a Tick After a Bite page.


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