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Trois-Rivières is a Quebec city, located in the Mauricie administrative region – the current and traditional administrative region of Quebec. The city is strategically located at the confluence of Saint Lawrence and Saint Maurice rivers. Trois-Rivières is situated in the Quebec City – Windsor Corridor and about half of the distance between Quebec City and Montreal.

Based on the 2016 population census, Trois-Rivières has a city population of 137,026 and a metro population of 151,773. It has a city land area of 333.7 square kilometers and a metro land area of 1,041.15 square kilometers; hence its city and metro population densities are respectively 1,581.2 and 145.8 per square kilometers.

The city was founded on July 4, 1634, by Laviolette, incorporated in 1857 and constituted in 2002. Thus, Trois-Rivières is the oldest industrial city in Canada. The first foundry in the city was established in 1738. From the late 1920s to early 1960s, the city was known as the global capital for the pulp and paper industry. Today, the city is home to technology parks and some renowned industries such as electronics, cabinet making, thermoplastics, metal transformation, food crop production and so forth.

The city of Trois-Rivières is also rich in culture. It hosts the FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières in summer, a music festival that lasts for 10 days and attracts over 300,000 yearly. It also hosts some other interesting events such as Festival International de la Poesie, Festival International Danse Encore, and the MetalFest de Trois-Rivières.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Waterloo

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Trois-Rivières are:

  • De Montigny Prud’Homme et Associés - 4280 Boulevard des Forges Trois-Rivières, QC G8Y 1W3 - (819) 376-8886
  • Lunettes en Gros - 5935 Boulevard Jean-XXIII Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 4N8 - (819) 379-1088
  • Dontigny Nancy Optometriste - 3510 Boul Des Forges Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Y 5H5 - (819) 374-3156
  • Clinique D’optometrie Chantale Laurendeau - 85 Rue Fusey Trois-Rivieres, QC G8T 2V2 - (819) 693-4757
  • Greiche & Scaff - 4375 Blvd Des forges Trois-Rivières, QC G8T 5N9 - (819) 378-6808

Best Pharmacies in Trois-Rivieres

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Trois-Rivières:

  • Jean Coutu - 5705 Boul Des Forges Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Y 5L5 Canada
  • Pharmaprix - 3950 Boul Des Forges Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Y 1V7 Canada
  • Proxim - Vallée, Vallée-Dupont et Lambert - 700 Boulevard Thibeau Trois-Rivières, QC G8T 7A1 Canada
  • Pharmacie Therrien et Brassard - 5050 Boulevard des Forges Trois-Rivières, QC G8Y 1X2 Canada
  • Familiprix Clinique - Claude Héon et André Lapierre - 1785 Boulevard du Carmel Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 3R8 Canada

Best Dental Clinics in Trois-Rivieres

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Trois-Rivières area:

  • Centre Dentaire Alain Isabelle - 200-5495 Boulevard Jean-XXIII Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 4A8
  • Centre Dentaire Laroche & Lachance - 5605 Boulevard Jean-XXIII Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 4A8
  • Clinique Dentaire Jacques Auger - 3196 Boulevard Saint-Jean Trois-Rivières, QC G9B 2M1
  • Centre Dentaire Genest Forest - 5775 Boulevard Jean-XXIII Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 4J2
  • Dentisterie Esthetique & Familiale - 5495 Jean-Xxiii Boul Trois-Rivieres, QC G8Z 4A8

Hospitals in Trois-Rivieres

There are over 3 hospitals in Trois-Rivières. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Hospital Affiliated University Regional - Ciusss Mcq - 1991 Boulevard du Carmel, Trois-Rivières, QC G8Z 3R9, Canada
  • Centre Cloutier-du Rivage - 155 Rue Toupin, Trois-Rivières, QC G8T 3Z8, Canada
  • Pavillon St-Joseph - 4t9, 900 Boulevard de la Côte-Vertu, Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada

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Trois-Rivieres Health News

Several fountains were closed in Trois-Rivières due to the outbreak of legionnaire’s disease in the region. In case of an outbreak of the disease, public health officials search for the source of a spike. Legionnaire’s disease, a type of pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria, often found in stagnant water in rooftop cooling system. The disease does not only cause pneumonia, but it also causes gastrointestinal problems. It is spread through mist such as from an air condition system.

Outbreak of legionnaire’s disease has been reported in several Canadian provinces. A massive outbreak was reported in Quebec City in 2012 which made up to 180 residents of the city sick and caused the death of 14 of them.

The legionnaire outbreak in Trois-Rivières on July 2017 resulted to the hospitalization of eight residents within 2 weeks of breathing in the bacteria. In other to find out the source of the disease, the health officials checked 16 working water cooling systems but they were found negative for the bacteria.

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