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We are IH: Penny Liao-Lussier

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Penny Liao-Lussier Worksite: Kelowna Community Health Centre Years of Service: 13 Job Title: Manager of Healthy Start Healthy Schools (Maternal Child & Youth Health Program), Population Health Services "Leaders become great, not because of…

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Play safe this summer: bike safety tips

Cycling is an accessible, safe and healthy method of transportation and recreation. It is also an activity that can decrease your risk of chronic illnesses. Jenny Green, a team leader with Healthy Communities cautions there are risks to cycling. "Keeping cyclists safe starts with a safe environment. Reduce your speed while driving. In any situation…

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Healthy through climate change

The global climate is changing. On average, the temperature of the earth is rising. This is causing more extreme weather events such as the droughts, fires and floods that many of our communities have experienced this year. These changes affect natural and human environments (air quality, clean water and food sources) and also can have negative…