North Taranaki Midweek
NEED SUPPORT/ADVICE WHEN YOUR CHILD IS SICK?
While coughs and colds are a normal part of childhood (and tamariki may have many of these each year), this can be a stressful time for all involved. If you need support or advice there are a range of options available:
■ Free call PlunketLine on 0800 933 922 (available 24/7)
■ Free call Healthline on 0800 611 116 (available 24/7)
■ Visit your local pharmacies for medicines and health advice
■ Book an appointment with your GP (urgent appointments may be available).
OCTOBER: IMPORTANT HEALTH DATES
■ Stoptober – Quit smoking month
■ Breast Cancer Awareness Month
■ October 10: World Mental Health Day
■ October 12: World Arthritis Day
■ October 21 – 25: Melanoma Awareness Week
■ October 24: World Polio Day
■ October 20: World Osteoporosis Day
■ October 29: World Stroke Day