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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

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

November 3, 2020

What is Diabetes Awareness Month? Diabetes Awareness Month is a time when communities across the country team up to bring awareness to diabetes and urge action to tackle the diabetes epidemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has created even more urgency as adults living with diabetes are at greater risk of developing serious symptoms and complications, like… Continue reading November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

Drive-Through Flu Clinics Start November 2 in South Georgian Bay

October 27, 2020

To book an appointment at a drive through location, visit www.gbfht.ca or call 705-444-5885. Collingwood, Ontario – October 26, 2020 – This fall, the South Georgian Bay community will be able to obtain their flu shot at drive-through, appointment only community clinics, in Collingwood, Creemore, Stayner and Wasaga Beach, commencing November 2, 2020. The appointment… Continue reading Drive-Through Flu Clinics Start November 2 in South Georgian Bay

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

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