Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Participate in Flag-Raising Ceremony for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

  • Health and Community Services

January 31, 2020

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will participate in a flag-raising ceremony for Eating Disorders Awareness Week on Monday, February 3 at 9:00 a.m.

The ceremony will take place in the East Block lobby of Confederation Building. Visitors and media wishing to attend can access the building through the main entrance of East Block.

February 1 to 7 is Eating Disorders Awareness Week and this year’s theme is Eating Disorders Can’t Afford to Wait.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is a collective effort from coast to coast. Here in Newfoundland and Labrador, educational activities are happening to increase awareness of the impact of eating disorders and the dangerous stereotypes and myths that exist, and the supports available to help those living with or affected by them.

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Media contact
Kathy Dicks-Peyton
Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 699-1982

2020 01 31 4:30 pm