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
South Georgian Bay CHC Fall Program Guide
September 13, 2019
Click here to read the SGBCHC Fall Program Guide!
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
Guiding Mothers and Babies Through the Opioid Crisis
June 27, 2019
Newborn infants can suffer withdrawal symptoms after being exposed to opioids during pregnancy. But the risk can be minimized. To read the full New York Times article “Guiding Mothers and Babies Through the Opioid Crisis,” click here.
South Georgian Bay CHC Summer Program Guide
March 11, 2019
Take a look at the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre’s new Summer Program Guide. All programs and free and available to everyone in the community!
Social Prescribing: Your Community Health Centre is a New Gateway to Community Wellbeing
March 11, 2019
Wasaga Beach, Ontario – March 11, 2019 – The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) is pleased to announce they have been chosen as one of 11 Community Health Centres across Ontario to take part in a social prescribing pilot program. We know anecdotally that people are healthier when connected to social and community… Continue reading Social Prescribing: Your Community Health Centre is a New Gateway to Community Wellbeing