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Cefazolin 1g and 10g vials are on shortage from all vendors and conservation measures need to be implemented. In response to the vial shortage, Baxter has also placed a reduced order allocation for the pre-mixed cefazolin 2g in 50 mL NS minibags.

All strengths of both hydrocortisone and methylprednisolone sodium succinate vials are on shortage with varying estimated resupply dates between mid August and end of September 2019 (majority of strengths estimated for end of September resupply).

Iron dextran injection has been discontinued by the sole source producer with no other vendors currently available on the market in Canada.

Keeping the lines of communication open can be tricky in a family. With mounting demands from school, work, and extracurriculars, it often feels like there’s barely any time left to sit down and talk to each other. It’s critical that we make the time, though.

Last week, we explored a number of areas in which we can encourage ourselves and loved ones to become more resilient and develop healthier habits.

What does a healthy, happy family look like? Of course, there isn’t one answer, but there are general actions we can all take to optimize wellness in our households.

Occasionally, over the summer, some of the specialties supporting the Northern RACE may be unavailable because of vacation time.  Visit the Northern RACE page to check for recent updates.