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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

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

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