You’ve probably seen the CSF banner and/or logo, read their newsletter or attended an event, but do you know how it started and what it does?
If you are resident in France, the chances are you are part of the excellent French health care system, accessed via the trusty carte vitale. But what if you’re travelling abroad this summer? Or any other time, for that matter!
This year, 2022, out of 170 new words to be added to the French dictionary, a large number of them are Covid related.
Nothing new, but continuing to do the rounds, look out for scam emails inviting carte Vitale holders to connect to www.ameli.fr, the health insurance and reimbursement site. These fraudulent emails claim to be from the assurance maladie,…
Donate any unwanted items by taking them along yourself (off the roundabout at Pollestres on the Perpignan – Le Boulou road) or arrange for larger items to be collected
If you’re caught short in the centre of Paris, look out for these bright red, eco-friendly urinals or ‘uritrottoirs’ filled with straw and designed to be odour-free.
As the days get longer, the temperatures rise and nature starts to bloom across the P-O, there’s never been a better time to shake bad lockdown habits and give a little thought to your health.
Did you know that the French charity which most closely resembles Cancer Research UK is La Ligue nationale contre le cancer?
If you’re double vaccinated and wondering when you should have your booster, the Assurance Maladie have created a type of online simulator to help you to calculate the date of your booster dose.
Whether new to the region, or long time residents, there are several international organisations in the P-O providing links between nationalities. They help people to settle in, reply to questions and problems, and offer new skills and interests within a social, supportive environment.