Being active helps contribute to a healthy mind, a healthy body and overall well-being. For older adults (65+) regular moderate to vigorous physical activity is also a key factor in the prevention of serious injuries from falls. Being active can lead to better balance, motor function, muscle strength, mobility and also reduces the risk of many potential chronic diseases that can develop as we get older (Morgan et al., 2016).
In this section you'll find information to help you stay physically and mentally healthy while preventing chronic diseases.
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A collection of resources about emerging diseases in our region.
A collection of resources about animal bites, rabies, and your health.
In Ontario, the flu vaccine is free from your primary health care provider, participating pharmacies, and at many walk-in clinics. People who work, live, or study in Ontario are eligible for the free flu vaccine each year.
View the list of participating pharmacies in each municipality in Windsor-Essex providing the flu shot for the 2023/2024 season.
Visit these resources to find doctors or other health care options in Windsor and Essex County.
Children’s eyes grow and change quickly from birth through the teenage years. Eighty percent of what a child learns occurs through their eyes.