AMELIA SCHOFIELD

AMELIA SCHOFIELD

A little about AMELIA SCHOFIELD

Amelia Schofield is a marketing and communications professional based in Fort McMurray, AB. She’s currently the Marketing and Communications Officer with the Northern Lights Health Foundation and a regular contributor to YMM Magazine.  Amelia is also the Owner + Creator of Amelia Emily Design, a local business specializing in knitted goods.

Follow Amelia on Twitter at @AmeliaSchfld

All posts by AMELIA SCHOFIELD

Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Business & Oilsands
Often referred to as ‘most giving community in Canada,’ Fort McMurray is known for its remarkable generosity towards causes it truly believes in. A vital part of the community’s generosity is the strong support from local businesses. HVAC Solutions Ltd. is a prime example of this. Through their significant support…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Features
After the May 2016 wildfire, it is obvious that the role of health care providers cannot be overstated as the backbone for community well-being. From the successful evacuation of 105 patients from the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, to setting up a field hospital at Suncor’s Firebag site, to working…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Features
This has been a difficult year for our region. The May wildfire has resulted in anguish and anxiety for many families as they deal with the lingering effects it has had on their mental health. This has led to mental health being a top concern and has led to increase…
Jul
14
2016
2016
WILDFIRE
Published in The Story
What are you passionate about? Have you asked yourself lately? For a lucky few, they’ve found their passion and if they’re even luckier, they’re able to pursue that passion every day of their life. For Randy and Carol MacKenzie, their passion is animals and that passion has manifested into a…
May
17
2016
#YMM
FIRE
Published in #YMMFire 2016
On May 2, I woke up as if it were a regular Tuesday. I got up and dressed, packed a lunch, said goodbye to my loved ones and headed out the door. As I drove to work, I took note of what a clear, beautiful day it was out. Much…
Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
Published in Lifestyle
A new microscope funded by the Northern Lights Health Foundation has played an instrumental role in the recruitment of a second pathologist to the Wood Buffalo region. Pathology services are based in the Laboratory of the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, where a variety of testing and clinical consultation services…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
Published in Lifestyle
The Community Cancer Clinic provides chemotherapy treatments to local patients diagnosed with cancer. The Clinic serves approximately 100 patients annually and receives 70 to 80 new patients a year. “We’re an outreach chemotherapy unit so we offer chemotherapy treatment and one of our goals is to offer these services closer…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Published in Lifestyle
Occupational therapists work with people that have physical and mental illness, or developmental conditions, enabling them to participate in meaningful daily activities. “We help people lead productive and satisfying lives through many therapeutic practices,” says Victoria Jessome, an Occupational Therapist at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre. According to Jessome,…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Published in Lifestyle
Providing Wood Buffalo’s youth a safe, comfortable and confidential environment to seek proactive, preventative sexual health care. Talking about sexuality with youth, especially with your children, can be challenging. However, sexuality is a normal, positive facet of lifelong health and wellness, and plays a vital role in the life of…
Jan
26
2015
Volume
-
Published in Lifestyle
A mom and baby-focused health initiative is making great strides in Wood Buffalo. The Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) is connecting the community in promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding as a means of enhancing safe motherhood, child survival and primary health. In 2012, the BFI Wood Buffalo was launched in Wood Buffalo…
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