Dominica Health and Wellness Association Statement on the Covid-19 Pandemic

first_img Sharing is caring! Tweet Share ____________________________________________________The Dominica Health and Wellness Association (DHWA) is comprised of a diverse membership of professionals offering a variety of wellness services, experiences, accommodation & products. To ask questions or for more information, email us at: [email protected] us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Dominicawellness 71 Views   no discussions CoronavirusLifestyleLocalNews Dominica Health and Wellness Association Statement on the Covid-19 Pandemic by: – April 1, 2020 Share Now is the time to invest time and energy in our health and wellbeing!As the effects of Covid-19 are impacting our island, the Dominica Health and Wellness Association (DHWA) is willing to do what is necessary to protect the health and wellness of our families, communities and our nation.From the outset of the Covid-19 crisis in Dominica, almost all of our businesses closed (spas, retreats, wellness service providers and producers) in order to maintain social distancing and reduce the spread of the Corona Virus.  At a time like this, our members feel we need to make sacrifices for the sake of our health care system, and the health of our fellow citizens.DHWA is grateful for government interventions and private sector vigilance to ensure that social distancing measures are enforced and proper hygiene practices are promoted continually. In addition, we recommend covering your mouth and nose at all times when out in public.While prevention is the primary goal, it is critical to build up our immune systems, so that in the event we are subjected to the virus, our symptoms will be minimal and our recovery will be fast. From statistics around the world, the recovery rate for the virus is much higher for those with a robust immune system.In Dominica we are blessed with fresh air, clean water and nutritious local food and nature all around us. Nature will help us beat Coronavirus!DHWA promotes these tips for staying healthy and boosting your immune system:Grow and Eat healthy, local, organic foods with a variety of vegetables, herbs and fruitsStay hydrated with water and bush tea (learn more about the local herbs available)Exercise daily with some cardio that gets your heart rate pumping – walk, jog, swim, dance or take an online class. Also engage in mindful movement such as yoga to stay flexible and balanced.Take care of your mental health. Talk to your trusted friends and family and stay connected with loved ones.Spend time outside in Nature everyday: this will give you sufficient Vitamin D which is vital for your immune system to function and improves your mood.Sleep and rest fully at night.Pray or meditate to stay calm. Practice deep, slow breathing for at least a few minutes each day which calms the nervous system and expands the lungs.Reduce Stress: we know this is a stressful time for all of us with many uncertainties, so try to minimize any unnecessary stress factors and find healthy ways to relax. Make time to do things that bring joy to your day.Reduce your intake of sugar and alcohol which weaken the immune system.STOP smoking! – Your lungs need to be clear and strong.By taking up these positive daily habits, you can become healthier and happier even in the face of these new challenges.DHWA encourages the government to consistently allow people time to exercise and benefit from the healing power of nature, even under curfew restrictions.We are more resilient when we take care of our health and wellness!We in the health and wellness community are deeply committed to the health and wellbeing of Dominica, her people and contributing to a vibrant wellness tourism industry. Together, we can confront and overcome the challenges now facing us, by sharing factual information, being proactive and supporting efforts to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible.For more tips and information on staying naturally healthy and vibrantly well, please visit our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Dominicawellness Sharelast_img read more

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Pjanic’s last train

first_imgThe Argentine wants players who are at the zenith to help them in the final stretch of their career. That is the case of Pjanic, who with just turned 30 years is a mature player but still in full swing. Positional player, intelligent and capable of moving his team at a leisurely pace as Messi soccer now requires, He has an exquisite touch and a spectacular hit in the direct free kick, although at Barça he would not have too many opportunities to show off with Messi out there.Pjanic was already close to Barça. Luis Enrique wanted to incorporate it in 2016. I knew him from Rome, where they arrived together. In the 2011-12 season, Pjanic had already played 30 Serie A games in which he had scored three goals and had nine assists. Luis Enrique continued his evolution with the giallorossi, but Juventus finally anticipated Barça, who signed André Gomes with the result already known. Barça has approached Pjanic a couple of times (Mundo Deportivo published last week that it came to tell Jordi Mestre, former sports vice president, that wearing Barça was “a dream”, but by then it was untouchable at Juventus This summer things can change.Juventus is interested in Arthur and his sports policy has always prioritized the incorporation of younger players who reach their maximum market price in Juventus, and the departure of footballers who can start the downward curve. Juventus and Barça’s interests could converge. Pjanic likes and is willing to say yes to Barça. Surely, you know it is your last train. As Ace learned, Miralem Pjanic (2-4-1990), a Bosnian midfielder from Juventus Turin, likes Barcelona coaches a lot, who seriously think of him as one of the reinforcements for next season. Logically, for that option to be viable, Operation Arthur would have to move forward. For now, the Brazilian said in a statement that he wants to continue at Barça, but the Barça club has hung the transfer poster and Sarri considers him a talented footballer with more professional career than the former player of Roma and Olympique de Lyon. If Arthur opens up to negotiate with Juventus, the Pjanic option wins integers.The Bosnian, who has played 32 games this season at Juventus (three goals and four assists) has not only been an old dream for Barça. He is considered an elite footballer, reliable and who would offer immediate performance, a fundamental aspect in this Barça that is in the throes of the Messi era.last_img read more

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Galaxy and Maltesers batches recalled due to potential Salmonella risks

first_imgMars Ireland is recalling a select range of chocolates this week following the reemergence of a customer safety risk.Following a distribution error, it has been found that certain batches of Galaxy Milk Bars and Maltesers Fun Size Bags sold in Ireland could carry a possible presence of Salmonella.In June 2017, Mars Ireland and UK recalled a range of its products due to the possible presence of Salmonella. This same risk is associated with the newest recall, and while there are no reports of illness, the company are asking customers to return specific batches of chocolates. The FSAI said that two pallets of the chocolates from 2017 were on hold with an Irish distributor and due to be destroyed, but were placed on the market accidentally.The alert concerns the 42g Galaxy Smooth Milk bar (Batch code 720B1SLO00, best before 13.05.2018) and Maltesers Fun Size bags (Batch code 720A1SLO00, best before 13.05.2018).Maltesers Fun Size bags42g Galaxy Smooth Milk barMars Ireland said that no other brands or varieties of chocolate, pack formats, bar sizes or best before dates are affected in Ireland.Shops are asked to remove the products from the shelves and display warning notices informing customers not to eat them. Consumers are advised not to eat the specific batches and if they have the products to contact the Mars Ireland Customer Care team using the following details:Telephone: 1890 812 315Post: Mars Ireland, PO Box 3856, Dublin 4.Online contact: [email protected] is the nature of the alert? According to the Food Safety Authority: consumption of chocolate from the implicated batches could cause salmonellosis. Symptoms can include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting and fever.  Galaxy and Maltesers batches recalled due to potential Salmonella risks was last modified: January 23rd, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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