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COVID-19 Drive Through Assessment Centre Opens in Wasaga Beach Oct. 21

October 20, 2020

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – October 19, 2020 – As part of ongoing efforts to keep the South Georgian Bay community safe from potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, a new Drive Through COVID-19 Assessment Centre will open in Wasaga Beach on October 21, 2020. The assessment centre will be located in the parking lot behind… Continue reading COVID-19 Drive Through Assessment Centre Opens in Wasaga Beach Oct. 21

A Sense of Belonging Matters to Health: South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Offers Free Virtual Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 1, 2020

SGBCHC community programs help combat social isolation for people living in South Georgian Bay Wasaga Beach, Ontario – October 1, 2020 – We know anecdotally that people are healthier when connected to social and community supports. According to a recent study by Angus Reid and Cardus, nearly a quarter of Canadians are very lonely and/or… Continue reading A Sense of Belonging Matters to Health: South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Offers Free Virtual Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team Planning Table Submits Full Application

September 24, 2020

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – September 24, 2020 – On Friday, September 18, 2020, the South Georgian Bay Ontario Heath Team (SGB OHT) planning table submitted its full application to the Ministry of Health towards becoming an Ontario Health Team. The SGB OHT planning table is comprised of eleven anchor organizations, inclusive of Community Connection, Georgian… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team Planning Table Submits Full Application

Social Rx Group Has Success Moving Online

September 22, 2020

Darlene Lucas joined the SGBCHC team over two years ago and is currently working as the Centre’s Clinical Assistant. In 2018, Darlene held a lead role in supporting the implementation of the Social Prescriptions (Rx) Pilot Program in this region. The Social Prescribing Program worked with volunteers to develop social and cultural programs that addressed… Continue reading Social Rx Group Has Success Moving Online

Why We Developed “Nourished”: A Body-Positive Diabetes Program

September 22, 2020

I have returned from maternity leave and so much has changed! Not only have our everyday activities and errands shifted, but how we provide care to our clients at the Community Health Centre looks different too. While many of our medical staff are booking in-person appointments, I’m continuing to see clients virtually and it has certainly been… Continue reading Why We Developed “Nourished”: A Body-Positive Diabetes Program

South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Adapts its Model of Care to Support its Most Vulnerable Clients During COVID-19

June 11, 2020

Wasaga Beach, Ontario – June 11, 2020 – As Ontario continues to grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, the importance of integrating health care and social supports is more critical than ever. The South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (SGBCHC) quickly shifted its model of care within the context of COVID-19, to ensure their most… Continue reading South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre Adapts its Model of Care to Support its Most Vulnerable Clients During COVID-19

Supporting Your Mental Wellness During a Pandemic

June 8, 2020

Written by Registered Psychotherapist, Robbi Currie We are in the midst of a pandemic and most people are feeling a range of mental health impacts from restricted movement, life disruptions, unexpected unemployment, learning how to homeschool children, social isolation, fear of getting sick, and so much more. Our Mindfulness Meditation expert and registered Psychotherapist, Robbi… Continue reading Supporting Your Mental Wellness During a Pandemic

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