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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta lotuidoy, J. 1773 THE ItTHBP.IDOl HrPAlB 3 Mar'ui Jaiizeii: Quietly courageous the parents had only gotten the diphtheria shots' By D'ARCY RICKAP.D ill-raid District EdiUjr oral polio. They get two doses of 1 "Yes tids can be a problem." of not having transportation to this two months apart. Nurses are trained to check the the clinics w sometimes par- "At a year we givt them Israel three times. We check do not have lime to take Maria of has 'vaccine awl a booster i when we pier, the bott'A up, their children or forget about it Ihe look of a germ fighter, i (or diphtheria, whooping cough' when we put the needle into the or. clinic day. Germ fighters usually wear tetanus. Between the first bottle and again when we it "We also do white. arxj second year v.-e also offer down." rnsny health smallpox vaccination. Would anyone get sick if they "As of January 1S72 the Al- received the wrong shot? berta Health Department de- 'They The pre-schw! clared that small pox vaccine shots contain whooping cough not be given. However, we vaccine. 11 older person got lhat ev-'this vaccine, it could really in our area make tfifem sick. "To qualify as a Pub- lic Health Nurse you have to have your RN" plus at least one year university, specializing in public health nursing. I trained the Oalt Hospital Ln Le'.h- MLss weal clean, neat white lab coat at clinics. Vis-. Janzen is a Public Health Little c'nildren and big kids recommend depend on her to nelp them light germs. She works [or the Barons- Eureka Health L'nit along with a medical officer of health (part-timej, dentist, dental hveiemsl. a public health in- jpittr. arrf five public health nurses scarred around the Earms-Eureka area, Trie Barnns-Eureka Health Unit takes in Barons and Mon-1 arch on Ihe west, the nirsl area around and to trie east Hays. Grassy Lake and you never wnen someone might step off the plane at LeJh- e. Someone vho unknow- may have been in contact pox. n COA1.DALE The Barons- d Eureka Health Unit w sponsor- have a wide range ol btcral'jre ing following infan'. and on theje subjects. prt-scbrxjl clinics: '-We do mostly pre-.'entive COALHURST TlKrscay, work. Sometimes a mother mav Dec. 5, in the Royal Canadian call us and tell us her prob- i Hall from 10 a.m. to !2 lem and sav should I do noon and 1 to 3 p.m. it serious to call a TAKER Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the health unit office in the "We are on the look-vjt for AdmJnistrsLion Building, From some congenital corrfitiwis such 10 a m. to 12 nvjn arid 1.10 lo and dislocated hip. As 4 p.m., cales when they want to go for tix.-Ls too su'-h as cr.olers ar.d fcridge and received my m8 ia p.jtjljc at Vni- verity of Alberta. Edmonton. I was In wcrt my iraining I kr.ow thai these to travel !o. "Vi'e rrave people c-orriing in for anii-rabie? who be to rabies in their "We do TB testir.ff on people are corAscts o! TB Also or. E'-rns Vj SAIT or NAIT: girls going in to triin do you keep ail those ut- tk- straight? Can yo'j get mixed up? son. Chin Lakes. Rock Lake and New York. The main office is at Coal- dale and the unit has a sub- office at Taber. There U a nurses' office at Vauxhall arxi one ai Picture Butte. Tn-e Herald caujht Miss Jan- Mr, at Coflhurst durtna a lull at Clinic. fed the m. E of each month telr im-nuniation here." in the Le2ion ilall, are usually quite busy. She had time to chat. "Tritse ciirjcs are called well-baby clinics hu; we are'-, with all ages tiny ha-! hies to school aged children and I adulu. "Once the childreD are in school 'AC do their shots there, as well as vision and bearing teiti general checkup. I-it- tle children get shots for diph- theria, wjvjooing cough, teiarrjs and in one sbot. They get three doses a month apart. A month Later we start them on ei that cvold have beern pre- er] c-ompletely if tieatnieDt vented by good health leaching obtained early enough, and medical altenli'jn. as "Ofitn when we rio crjr well a; by immunization crippling dis- STich as polio arjd diph- theria. It for tnese rea- son.- thst I decided to go into p-jblic health. make home visits to with new babies. m'orJcsble diseases and we for a school child. in trie home we check the home for safety. Li our area are immunized. If no; sometimes it is a matter I have experienced both of these crnrlitiori-s in my TJK. fj, f Ihirik I am very fceeoiy 3 p.m. o! any yo-jjigs-Ars lhat IRON SPRINGS si.ow these symptoms, From day, Dec. 6. in trie school from lo p.m. COANDAI.E T h u r day, Dec. 7, in the health unit office 'upstairs in the Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. work no'rxxjy realises that we did a-i.vthing. public health yo-j do no: praise i rKrspiial Admiaistra'.ion B-jiling. from TABER Thursday, Dtc. 7, the health urj'. o'tice ir. the 12 nfxra "J Display rigs Dec. 8 uould for saving a life. A pub- C-J lie heallh doctor once eltpnss- Pm' ed it way. He hatf operated wn-ce appoint- on a child w-l'.h diphtheria do- nv.'ij'.i telephone: Coaldaie 245- h-f a Trecheo-Amy. (Tnat is Taber making an from base of trie throat to the wind- pipej. The parents very grate-; their child's lile, but t'ne doc- tor said '1 did not feel that it such a spectacular Lf the parents had only gotten the diphtheria sboLs for child this whole tragedy c-o'old have been avoided.' 31 ore district 011 page 10 PtNCHER CREEK 'Special) Attending -sill be sports men Plncher Creek and Dis- from Lethbridpe. Fort Nfacleod. Irict Mountaineers SnowTnobile Pinc'ner Creek. Belle-.-ue. Blair- Cluo is holding its third annual more and Oowley. sports in the Pinctier AH of P'n' "U 'M Places second FORT MACLEOD 'Sf second b swiriem AJherta eecrtiona! figure seating com- petiiioru hold rK-er.-jv si p-jich- er CreftV. She is a vear cfjmpy_ior. Sr.e the orJy from Fon Mac- deserve to pay less for fire insurance cio a: Eecsuie cjr -e V 5 shewn Thai eh'.ivr.ers ha.s tewer hres. Iral's csr, If y-O'J HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 C'-jVPi'iV Oldtimers elect slate at Piiicher PLN'CHEP, CREEK (Special, Pincher Creek PeasioDers and Senior Citizens held its annual membership supper recently b the L'nited Church basement. United Church V.'omen served to and guests. Rev. and Mrs. R. Put- i man and Mr. and Mrs. Reg Beere. U opened with Ihe Lord's Prayer and a rninir.e's silence for a deceased memoer, Mrs. Ella McClynn. A vole cri! was extend- td to R. Graham for auditing the u-as also extended lo j Mrs. S. Lunn fcrr placing the wreath OD Rernembrsnce Day. ifrs. E. Watsca and Mrs. C. Echmidl presenied the foUow- in; slale of oiiict-rs [or Mrs. Elizabeth McLeod. pres- .ident: Mrs. Ed Mclniee, '.ice- president: ?.Irs. Maxgarei Jorm- i son, treas'jrer: Joe Knjikel. program convener: and ?.Irs. Neil MacLean, lunch J. Kunkel and his daughier. _Mn. K. Barlori. entertaintd Croivsnest Pass Bureau MEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vcrnon Decoux, Reiicfent Kep., Bfairmore Phont S62-2I49 RAFFLE WINNER The Bronch, Roycl Canadian Leg VVishei lo that JOHN VANDEBEEK, Taber wot Ihe wlrntr of 1000 POUND BEEF In Jhc recent raffli. The Brantti to (hank alt who participated. NUSSE CHECKS THE LABEL CAREFULLY Jor.- cnec's rhe vaccine boll e Ir.'tc 3r.e pun need'e into botile and when pers--l gor vaccine, Gait --d Pick Pho'os "II f r, e m s i c 1 r c i r. New accounts FOREMOST 'Special! The County of 40-Mile school corn- last meeting to new accounting Direc-tives from the provin- c-ifel depanrrer.'. of education re- make it mandatory for all school systems in the prov- ince !o use Program Acc-o-jnting Budgeting by Jan. I, Tnis -ill necessitate the reorcariization of accounting practices and prxedures to Lhe IETHBRIDGE DISTRICT EXHIBITION UTHBRIDGE, AUERTA NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING The orr.ual of lETHBRICXiE and DISTRICT EXHIEITIOIJ fc% K-ld ot p.m. TUESDAY, lilh, 1972 ir, the Roorri CF the Pnvi'Icr. and nUo tre Firjarcio] itotement be pr6- ler.fed e I. E. ANDREWS COUNTRY NEWS These Are The Uthbtidge Herald Correspondents in Your Area P.O. Soi 97 P.O. Bo, 329, Milk Rivtr P-0. Boi 61 MAGRATH MRS. MIlDiED HAJKEB. MASINA5IN MRS. FRANCIS MUEILI9 MONARCH MRS JACOB OEKKED N ANTON M8S. MARY BENSON P.O. Boi J14 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HAHSON Gtn. Contact rhese people for your District Newt o' Classified Advertising OFFER SNOW TIRE 1st TIRE ,15 2nd TIRE ,58 SUPER WINTERIDE 13 TWO FOR ONLY 40'73 Wide 76 series tread Quick sure iraclion Whisper quiel on snowless roads Full 4 Ply Nylon OR INSTALL KIRK'S OWN FAMOUS FOR QUALITY UNIROYAL SNOWPLOW RETREADS These are your belt tire buy Completely Guaranteed They carry ihe same guarantee as brand new tires and all liies cue now available KirV'i ar Guaranteed SIZE H-7B-15, ONLY EACH fWith .00 EXTRA) Trade! Let Our SERVICE DEPARTMENT Gut Your Car or Truck fn Shops For Hard Driving Coming Soon! Brakes Balance Shocks Alignment Performed by iht erperli in our Depflrlmtnl Call Ui for en Credit Plan Avoilobie At Usual Ratei TIRE SALES LTD. UhSbridge 1621 3rd Ave. Phoni 327-5985 Taber 6201 SOlh Avenue Phone 223-3441 Fernie, B.C. Phone 423-7746 ;