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Human Trafficking Information Sessions Being Held Feb 21st, 2020

Human Trafficking Information Sessions Being Held Feb 21st, 2020
NORTH GRENVILLE – On Friday, February 21, 2020 in honour of the upcoming Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada, The Human Trafficking Coalition of Leeds & Grenville is pleased to announce that it will be holding information sessions for the public on the topic of human trafficking at the following times and locations; Kemptville Public library (1 Water Street Kemptville from 1:00... Read More

Ontario Confirms Resolved Case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Ontario Confirms Resolved Case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus
TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed that the province’s third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus is now resolved: “On January 31, we reported a confirmed case located in London, Ontario. Additional testing has been conducted by both the Public Health Ontario Laboratory and the National Microbiology Lab (Winnipeg). The case has had two... Read More

Ontario Improving Access to the Right Care in the Right Place February 10, 2020

Ontario Improving Access to the Right Care in the Right Place February 10, 2020
New 9-1-1 Models of Care Part of Plan to Build Healthier Communities and End Hallway Health Care OTTAWA — As part of the province’s comprehensive plan to end hallway health care, Ontario is improving patient access to the right care in the right place by launching new 9-1-1 models of care so that paramedics have more options to provide safe... Read More

Almonte General Hospital Welcomes Dr. Amy Toderian

Almonte General Hospital Welcomes Dr. Amy Toderian
Almonte – Dr. Amy Toderian’s love of medicine began when she was a candy striper at Almonte General Hospital during high school. Even when she was in university, she came back to volunteer in the day hospital. Now, Dr. Toderian has come back again – as a family physician with the Ottawa Valley Family Health Team and Almonte General Hospital.... Read More

Ontario Confirms First Case of Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

Ontario Confirms First Case of Wuhan Novel Coronavirus
Extensive Protocols in Place to Detect and Contain Cases TORONTO — Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced Friday, Ontario’s first presumptive confirmed case of Wuhan novel coronavirus in Toronto.On Thursday, January 23, 2020, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre admitted a patient brought in by paramedics who presented with fever and respiratory symptoms. The patient was screened, recent... Read More

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN

THE FIRM OF G. TACKABERRY & SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED GENEROUSLY DONATE $50,000 TO THE  UNDER ONE ROOF CAMPAIGN
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank the firm of G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Limited for their generous donation of $50,000 to the “Under One Roof” Campaign in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. This donation is a part of the recently announced $20.6 million raised for the campaign.... Read More

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019

New Year, new stats Orkin Canada releases its list of top bed bug cities for 2019
TORONTO – The highly anticipated Orkin Canada list of top bed bug cities is out! Similar to the past three years, larger cities and travel centres claimed the top spots. This past year saw significant bed bug sightings across the country, from infestations in federal buildings to private homes. In less than two decades, Cimex lectularius, better known as bed bugs, have... Read More

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign: “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.”
Affected Canadians urge acceptance and better support TORONTO – Canadians living with dementia are going public for a third consecutive year in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives. “When did it become a crime to forget something?” asks Manitoba resident Tanis, a former nurse living with vascular dementia. “I want to... Read More

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb

Honouring a True Leader: Gordon MacNabb
Carleton Place – It was a fitting honour for a special gentleman. On November 25th, Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) unveiled a plaque to recognize Gordon MacNabb and his tireless efforts on behalf of the Hospital. Gordon’s wife Lorna, as well as their six children and several grandchildren, were on hand for the celebration. Gordon has made numerous contributions... Read More

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers
Winchester – Every year, more than 250 students come to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) to learn. In fact, 50 nursing students were at WDMH in the last term alone. Christopher Regpala is a 2nd year Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) student at St. Lawrence College in Brockville. He and his classmates have been coming to WDMH every Tuesday for 11 weeks.... Read More