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Fall and Winter Safety

Fall and Winter Health

Prevent fall and winter-related injuries and stay healthy all season long.


Staying Healthy

Winterize Yourself 
Your guide to a happy, healthy winter.

Healthy Indoor Environments
During the fall and winter months, Manitobans tend to spend more time indoors.  Be aware of potential indoor health risks like mold, asbestos, and carbon monoxide.

Don't be SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
Tips for managing winter blues and seasonal depression.


Prevent Cold Weather Injuries

Cold Weather Tips
Before you head outdoors read these cold weather tips.

Frostbite
Prevent frostbite by protecting exposed skin and dress appropriately in cold weather.

Hypothermia
Hypothermia is a life-threatening condition.  It occurs when body temperature drops as a result of exposure to cold.  Learn how to avoid this deadly condition.


Flu and Colds

Get a Flu Shot
Get your annual seasonal flu shot from your family doctor or your local public health office.

Cover your Cough PDF, 185 KB
Help prevent the spread of infection.

Hand Hygiene  PDF, 174 KB
Help prevent the spread of infection.

Chilling Out With Colds
Dealing with the common cold.

Caring for a Child with a Fever  PDF, 150 KB
Information about treating fevers for parents and caregivers.

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