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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 18, 2021

Did you know that 11 million Canadians are living with diabetes or prediabetes? According to the International Diabetes Federation, diabetes is one of the largest global health emergencies of the 21st century.During the month of November, the South Georgian Bay CHC has been raising awareness about diabetes and providing resources to help manage it. What is… Continue reading November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Community Health and Wellbeing Week 2021

October 7, 2021

Building Equitable Futures in South Georgian Bay It’s Community Health and Wellbeing week! This week, Alliance for Healthier Communities members across the province shared successes and stories of how our organizations are building equitable futures for clients and community members. Understanding health equity issues and how they impact our community is the first step in… Continue reading Community Health and Wellbeing Week 2021

Activity Calendar Connecting Seniors to Local Social Activities and Resources

June 1, 2021

Simcoe County – To celebrate Seniors’ Month in Ontario, the South Georgian Bay Recreation and Social Activities Calendar for Older Adults has just launched. The calendar aims to connect older adults and seniors to local recreation or social activities and resources to enhance social connections in our community. COVID-19 restrictions have taken a significant toll… Continue reading Activity Calendar Connecting Seniors to Local Social Activities and Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

May 31, 2021

The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our community, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Information regarding who is currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 immunization and to self-schedule a vaccination appointment at a Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is available on the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit… Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Information

South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Launches Needle Exchange Program to Encourage Safer Drug Use

April 21, 2021

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – April 21, 2021 – The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is launching a Needle Exchange program – an initiative aimed at reducing the risk of spreading bloodborne disease by offering clean needles to injection drug users. The goal of the… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Launches Needle Exchange Program to Encourage Safer Drug Use

Community Meals & Toys for Kids

December 16, 2020

Note: Contact the organizations to find out if there are any changes to the service due to this region entering the *Red Zone*. The Salvation Army Collingwood – Christmas Hamper and Gift Program: Supports families and individuals in need with Christmas food hampers and gifts for children 16 years of age and under. Contact: Jessie… Continue reading Community Meals & Toys for Kids

South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre receives $20,000 for emergency food aid in the wake of COVID-19

December 9, 2020

Good Food Access Fund Grant will support South Georgian Bay families who are struggling with food access Wasaga Beach, Ontario – December 9, 2020 – The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $20,000 from Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Access Fund. The… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre receives $20,000 for emergency food aid in the wake of COVID-19

South Georgian Bay Health Partners are Selected to Become an Ontario Health Team

November 19, 2020

South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team collaborate to design the best possible care for our region Collingwood, Ontario – November 18, 2020 – Today, Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care announced the South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team (SGBOHT) as one of 13… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Health Partners are Selected to Become an Ontario Health Team

Collingwood COVID-19 Assessment Centre moves to parking lot behind Collingwood Legion

November 4, 2020

Collingwood, Ontario – November 2, 2020 – The Collingwood COVID-19 Assessment Centre has moved to the parking lot behind the Collingwood Legion at 490 Ontario Street and will operate both the appointment based, drive-through COVID-19 assessments and flu shot clinics. To book an appointment at the Collingwood Assessment Centre: Call 705-444-5885 to speak to a… Continue reading Collingwood COVID-19 Assessment Centre moves to parking lot behind Collingwood Legion

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