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South Georgian Bay Health Care Partners Work Together to Help Address Gaps in Primary Care

January 7, 2020

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – January 7, 2020 – Health care partners in the South Georgian Bay sub-region are working together on a solution to help address a gap in primary care for people living in Wasaga Beach and the surrounding SBG area. The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) located in Wasaga Beach and… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Health Care Partners Work Together to Help Address Gaps in Primary Care

The United Way Simcoe Muskoka Urgent Needs Fund

December 9, 2019

To learn about the United Way Simcoe Muskoka Urgent Needs Fund and the impact it’s having on our community, click here.

Community Health and Wellbeing Week Showcases how the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Builds a Healthier, More Connected Community

October 18, 2019

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – October 15, 2019 – From October 21 to 27, the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) is celebrating Community Health and Wellbeing Week by inviting the community to take part in a variety of free programs. The goal of this initiative is to help raise awareness about the local programs,… Continue reading Community Health and Wellbeing Week Showcases how the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Builds a Healthier, More Connected Community

Hand-Raising Monarch Butterflies

September 19, 2019

By Tonya Morgan, Office Administrator, SGBCHC When I heard that we were at risk of losing Monarch butterflies, I knew I had to do something to help. It is estimated that the Monarch’s population has dropped almost 90 per cent in the past 20 years, due to the destruction of milkweed plants, habitat loss, and… Continue reading Hand-Raising Monarch Butterflies

Active Living Centre – September Program Schedule

August 20, 2019

Click here to learn about all the exciting community programs happening at the Active Living Centre in Wasaga Beach!

Cannabis Talk on Monday, September 9th at the Wasaga Beach RecPlex

August 19, 2019

The Seniors Active Living Centre and the Town of Wasaga Beach are hosting a talk on cannabis on Monday, September 9th at 1:30pm at the Wasaga Beach RecPlex. Click here for all the details.

Binge-drinking sending more young women to ER, ‘eye-opening’ study finds

July 23, 2019

More young people in Ontario — especially young women — are ending up in hospital emergency departments because of excessive alcohol use, according to a new study from scientists in Ottawa. Researchers found that emergency department visits due to alcohol increased 86 per cent for women and 53 per cent for men. To read the… Continue reading Binge-drinking sending more young women to ER, ‘eye-opening’ study finds

A Crisis of Isolation and Loneliness – And What We’re Doing About It

July 18, 2019

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – July 18, 2019 – The recent release of A portrait of social isolation and loneliness in Canada today by Angus Reid and Cardus shows that nearly a quarter of Canadians are very lonely and/or very isolated, which are strongly correlated with poorer health. What if, along with medication, doctors could… Continue reading A Crisis of Isolation and Loneliness – And What We’re Doing About It

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