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Common Illnesses & Conditions

Many common illnesses spread from one infected person to another and although you can take steps to lower the chances of spreading illness, teens will become ill from time to time. Knowing about common illnesses and how to treat them will help you through it.

In Manitoba, there is a 24-hour, 7-day a week health information line called Health Links-Info Santé. Registered nurses provide answers over the phone to health care questions and guide you to the care you need. Call Health Links-Info Santé anytime at 204-788-8200 or toll-free 1-888-315-9257 . Below are some links to information about common childhood illnesses.

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