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Rapid testing has found at least 10 per cent of Nova Scotia’s cases in its third wave

Rapid testing has found at least 10 per cent of Nova Scotia’s cases in its third wave May 25, 2021 Unlike most provinces which reserve testing only for symptomatic people, Nova Scotia’s pop-up centres allow asymptomatic people to simply show up and get a free rapid test To read more about this update, please view…
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Information about the Chief William Saulis Families Fund

Information about the Chief William Saulis Families Fund December 23, 2020 We send our condolences to the families of the Chief William Saulis crew. This loss is felt throughout the industry and community at large in Nova Scotia. Please consider donating to the Chief William Saulis Families Fund: https://gofund.me/0c72368e Sincerely, PRAXES Medical Group

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work?

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work? By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC,  | December 4, 2020 After almost a year of COVID-19, we have learned that 1) The virus is spread mostly by breathing ‘aerosol’ 2) Masks therefore make a big difference in…
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PRAXES now serving the film and television industry!

PRAXES now serving the film and television industry! By Neil McWilliam | August 6, 2020 PRAXES has such an interesting group of clients, in a wide range of industries. From fishing vessels and fish plans to offshore marine and shipping; correctional facilities to superyachts; offshore wind turbine construction to the installation of power lines to…
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Stay Vigilant! Update on CoVID-19 from Dr. John Ross

Stay Vigilant! Update on CoVID-19 By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC Provincial governments and Public Health have begun relaxing CoVID-19 related ‘lockdowns’ and restrictions that were put in place in March. This is of course welcome news for everyone. That ‘everyone’ unfortunately also includes the SARS-2-CoV virus that causes the CoVID-19 infection. As of today…
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How to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations

How to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations May 13, 2020  |  By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC In case you missed the Jun 4th event, we’ve posted Dr. John Ross’ webinar on how to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations during a pandemic (Hosted by COVE). This event originally took place on…
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Oceans Week 2020

Oceans Week 2020 It is currently Oceans Week 2020 and there are lots of great virtual events going on that everyone can attend. See below for events Across Canada, and some only in Nova Scotia. Oceans Week is a community-based, youth-led initiative that supports our growing ocean community to connect with one another and important ocean…
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