H1N1 Pandemic

20 Jul 2010

Campaign prevented an estimated 900,000 cases of flu, 105,080 visits to doctors, 28,721 emergency visits, 427 hospitalizations, 52 deaths and saved $20 million.

13 Feb 2010

'Normal human resource practices' have now resumed across the province.

15 Nov 2009

Covers rescheduling of staff to respond to absenteeism resulting from the flu pandemic.

06 Nov 2009

President Shelley Ward says it is 'simply the safest thing to do' in the circumstances. A decision will be made later on when to reschedule.

05 Nov 2009

Threatening more cuts and layoffs and creating a chill in labour relations.

04 Nov 2009

Union accepts request from Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations (NSAHO) to devote full public resources to the situation.

03 Nov 2009

'Canada needs to have a planned and coordinated approach in place so that federal, provincial and municipal agencies know what part they will play in managing a crisis.' - Sheila Fraser.

01 Nov 2009

'When you receive your H1N1 vaccination, you will also be offered vaccination against seasonal flu.'

29 Oct 2009

Advises workers with family services and housing department to 'hold off' until more information is available.

27 Oct 2009

'It is such an honour to come together on something so important to all of us – our members and our families.' - Joan Jessome, NSGEU president.


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