Mosquito and tick bites can transmit various diseases to humans whose consequences can be serious, including the West Nile Virus and Lyme disease. The best way to protect yourself is by following simple protection measures and avoiding being bitten. For more information, see the Protecting Yourself from Mosquito and Tick Bites page.
The online survey on the regulation of cannabis is available now. Regardless of your age, if you live in Québec you can answer the questions in order to give your opinion and share your concerns.
The survey will be available until September 12, 2017 in the Give your opinion online section of the website on the regulation of cannabis.
Swimming, heat and sun are all part of summer in Québec. However, they can cause health problems such as bather dermatitis, heat stroke and sunburn. Some toxic and allergenic plants can also cause hay fever or skin damage that resembles burns. Simple personal protective measures can be applied to avoid such ailments. Read Health Tips for the Summer file for ways to enjoy a healthy season.
Anyone looking for a family doctor can register online to the Family doctor waiting list (GAMF).