July 15, 2014 1:28 pm

BLOG: Morning News Rewind – July 15

There are ways to keep kids hydrated in the summer without them having to drink lots of water. Brooke explains in Healthy Living.

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On Tuesday’s Morning News, Joel speaks with Dr. Johnmark Opondo about the West Nile virus while Brooke Bulloch explains to Kevin how kids can stay hydrated in the summer. Also, Jessica looks at free fitness programs taking place at Kiwanis Park.

Dealing with West Nile virus in Saskatoon

This morning we got a chance to hear from Dr. Johnmark Opondo on the topic of the West Nile virus.

Opondo said that the prime season for West Nile is upon us and that we should take the virus seriously. He noted that the mosquitoes which carry the virus generally come out during the dusk and dawn hours of the day.

Mosquitoes are a part of living in Saskatchewan, but I’ll admit that I do not regularly use bug spray or DEET to rid myself of the pesky flies.

After sitting down with Opondo, I think that I might finally take the proper pre-cautions and spray on the DEET during my next golf game or while attending one of Saskatoon’s outdoor festivals this summer.

Free workout classes at city parks

Bridge City Fitness is one of the company’s offering free workout classes at Kiwanis Park North throughout the summer.

Keeping kids hydrated during the summer

There are different ways besides water to keep kids hydrated during the summer. Dietician Brooke Bulloch offers up different ways on keeping kids hydrated.

Joel and Kevin preview Wednesday’s Morning News

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