Reminder: Apply for the Memorial Scholarship Program!

The Memorial Scholarship Program application is currently open for eligible staff of the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital and the Sherritt Health Services Centre. Applications close June 28, so make sure to apply soon! The scholarships are designed to assist staff in broadening their skills with further education, thereby enhancing local Health Care Services. Two Memorial Scholarships of $1500.00 will be awarded yearly. One Scholarship will be awarded to a staff member employed at the Hospital and one Scholarship will be awarded to a staff member employed at the Sherritt Health Services Centre. For more information, come by the FSCHF office…

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5 Tips for Children’s Sun Safety

Summer is almost here, and with all the hot weather lately it is important to remember to stay safe while enjoying the sun. Let’s keep our kids safe this summer! Why Is Sun Protection Important? We all need some sun exposure. When skin is exposed to the sun, our bodies make vitamin D, which helps the body absorb calcium for stronger, healthier bones. It only takes a little time in the sun for most people to get the vitamin D they need (and most vitamin D needs should be met with a healthy diet and/or supplements). Too much unprotected exposure…

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Volunteer Showcase: Judith Christie

There are so many incredible people that donate their time to our hospital on a regular basis. One of these such people is Judith Alberta Christie. She currently volunteers in the emergency room and is coming up on her fourth year with the hospital in September. Judith is 90 years old and still remains very active in her community, along with volunteering she also bowls, does yoga and square dances, essentially there’s something going on every day in Judith’s life. Keeping as active as Judith may seem hard, but she is no stranger to work. She grew up as an…

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6th Annual Care From the Heart Day

On March 14th, 2019 from 7am-7pm Mix 107 will be hosting the 6th annual Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital’s Care From the Heart Day Radiothon. The event is broadcast live from the hospital foyer, and will host live speakers and music as well as many other events. The Radiothon is pivotal raising money for our hospital. In the past this money has been used for services and programs in the hospital just such as the new CT scanner, and we hope to continue this tradition of new services through the help of our donors. The radiothon is a great opportunity to…

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