Health Centre Staff Three positions were filled at the Health Centre this summer. We welcome Dr Georgos Tsanidis as Director of General Medicine, who was formerly working in emergency medicine at the General Hospital of Nikaias and Piraeus. Also appointed, from Paros, were Maria Sifnaiou to the nursing staff and Irini Peripanou as x-ray technician.
Home Care For those who do not need to be hospitalized, but require some medical care at home, a new program of home care and assistance has been set up including the services of a nurse, a psychologist and a housekeeper. More info from DEPA at the Town Hall - tel. 02840-22860.
Chess Club The Archilochos Society are starting a chess club. If you are interested, sign up at the Archilochos Hall (tel 02840-23595) from 5-25th October between 3-5pm. Call Babis Patelis on 02840-22091 or 02840-24810 for further information.
Cycling Are you interested in cycling to get fit, keep fit, save the planet, or just for the pleasure of it? You can do it alone, but it can be much more fun and beneficial if you do it together! Contact Len Rooks 02840 -25238.
Garbage Saga The legal case against the Municipality for violating health and safety laws by burning garbage in Naoussa that was due to be heard in Syros on September 5th has been postponed until 30th October.
Municipal Kindergarten A kindergarten has opened at the Archilochos Hall in Paroikia. Apply Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 1.30pm. More info from DEPA at the Town Hall - tel. 02840-22860.
Desalination Plant We spoke with Chemist Irini Triantafilou at DEYAP (the Paros water authority) who confirms, as we reported last month, that there were problems with the desalination plant earlier in the summer, but that now everything is functioning correctly again.