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All women in third trimester of pregnancy in South Zone should get the Pertussis vaccine, says AHS

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
August 8, 2017 - 12:35pm

LETHBRIDGE - Any woman who is currently pregnant ,or will be giving birth soon in the South Health Zone, should get a Pertussis/whooping cough vaccine, regardless of whether they have had one in the past. That's according to Alberta Health Service's Dr.

It's almost hard to remember how much snow there was in Waterton last winter
It's almost hard to remember how much snow there was in Waterton last winter Lethbridge News Now

More restrictions planned for Waterton as dry conditions persist

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 4, 2017 - 12:32pm Updated: August 4, 2017 - 1:34pm

WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK -- What a difference six months makes.

It's so dry the fire hazard is listed as "Extreme" and a fire ban is in place. The dry summer follows a winter of snow that nearly buried the park.

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