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On September 20, Watrous and District Ambulance, Watrous First Responders, Saskatoon Health Region, and the Saskatchewan Central ABI Outreach Team co-ordinated to bring the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) Program to Watrous for Grades 10 and 11 students. Read the rest of this entry »

Reprinted with permission from The Watrous Manitou. Originally published January 4, 2016

By Daniel Bushman

As kids head back to school this week, there are a few others who will be looking forward to their return. Residents of Manitou Lodge, located at the Watrous District Health Complex, have been able to enjoy interacting with elementary and high school students over the years.

This past year has been no exception as residents have had the chance to meet some new faces while being able to reacquaint themselves with familiar ones. Read the rest of this entry »

The Watrous Primary Health Centre reopened in its newly renovated space within the Watrous District Health Complex on June 23. Thank you to everyone in the community for their patience during the move.

The exterior door of the new clinic.

The Watrous Clinic’s new location inside the Watrous District Health Complex.

You need help, so you call for an ambulance – not to get you to the hospital, but so the paramedics can deliver the care you need.

This innovative concept is called Community Paramedicine and has recently been introduced to Saskatoon. But it’s not a new concept for some of Saskatoon Health Region’s rural communities, who have been  partnering with local emergency services to support communities in health promotion and treatment for a few years now. Read the rest of this entry »

This week, from May 24-30, is Paramedic Services Week in Canada.

This week salutes the paramedics of Canada’s Paramedic Services and celebrates their lifelong dedication to their work that keep Canadians safe every day. Read the rest of this entry »

What can happen when you cross the “stupid line”? When you take an unnecessary risk?

Anything. Anything can happen – even bad things. And they can happen to you.

The eyes of students in Watrous were recently opened to this possibility, thanks to a locally-run program focused on helping teens make better choices. Read the rest of this entry »