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Have you noticed reminders in your school & community to wash your hands?

Fall is Flu season. The symptoms of seasonal influenza infection include fever, fatigue, lack of appetite, coughing and sore throat. The best protection against this illness is an annual Flu shot. Influenza and other (severe) respiratory infections are transmitted from person to person via the respiratory route. Coughs and sneezes release the germs into the air where they can be breathed in by others.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Find out about the fundraising events taking place in your community and volunteer to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Protect Yourself from Cervical Cancer – Get more information on this site:

There are some interesting online videos available from the BC Centre for Disease Control. The videos are located on the right hand side of the screen.

Did you know condoms come in a female version as well?


Find out about female condoms and how they are used at:


 


 http://sexualityandu.ca/teens/sti-6.aspx


There are many myths out there about sex, STIs & pregnancy. Learn the facts.


Check out this website for myths and fact on pregnancy. Some of them might surprise you!

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