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Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Back Dr. Marla Shapiro for HPV Learning Opportunity

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Back Dr. Marla Shapiro for HPV Learning Opportunity
Brockville – On Thursday, April 20, the Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) welcomed back celebrity Dr. Marla Shapiro to its Brockville site for a lunchtime learning opportunity about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Shapiro, who met with the team in February to discuss herpes zoster (shingles), spoke to more than 20 staff members about emerging clinical data on HPV... Read More

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Celebrates Earth Day by Participating in Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Celebrates Earth Day by Participating in Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up
Brockville – Gloves on for community partnerships! The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) recognized Earth Day last Friday afternoon by participating in the Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up. To celebrate this global initiative, over 20 LGCFHT staff members tidied the grounds surrounding the LGCFHT building, the Brockville Police Service station, and a nearby creek. With reusable gloves, garbage bags and... Read More

BGH celebrates over 27,000 volunteer hours

BGH celebrates over 27,000 volunteer hours
Brockville – Everyone knows that volunteers give tirelessly, and they give from the heart. “I choose to volunteer because I get to give back to my community and I get to work daily with people with shared interests,” shares Elizabeth Wollaston, a volunteer with the Brockville General Volunteer Association. A volunteer for just over a year, Wollaston volunteers in the Ambulatory... Read More

Families In Leeds and Grenville Choose to Boost Veggies And Fruit

Families In Leeds and Grenville Choose to Boost Veggies And Fruit
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Launches Healthier Eating Initiative Leeds and Grenville is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit initiative to encourage kids and families to eat healthier and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives. Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help provide children and families with the vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $65,000 to the Hospital to enhance patient care

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $65,000 to the Hospital to enhance patient care
KEMPTVILLE – The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary has donated $65,000 to KDH to enhance patient care at the busy North Grenville, Ontario hospital. The Auxiliary has chosen to have their donation go toward the purchase of pain pumps for palliative patients, a new endoscope for the OR, equipment to help monitor carbon dioxide levels for patients in the ER,... Read More

South East LHIN Board of Directors Meeting Being Held in Belleville April 24th

South East LHIN Board of Directors Meeting Being Held in Belleville April 24th
BELLEVILLE – On Monday, April 24, 2017 the Board of Directors of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will meet in Belleville at the South East LHIN office located at 71 Adam Street. The open meeting will commence at 10:30 a.m., followed by an in-camera session. The full agenda and package can be found on the South East... Read More

Bridlewood Manor Shows Heart

Bridlewood Manor Shows Heart
Brockville – Ryan Carroll, Lifestyle Consultant at Bridlewood Manor is seen here presenting a cheque for Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program (BCP).   The donation of $712.90 was raised through a garage sale held in the fall. Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s, Board Vice Chair, Heather Halladay, is seen accepting the cheque while BCP RN, Helen Ostap and BCP Kinesiologist,... Read More

NEON NIGHT Fun Run – #GoNeon in Support of Childhood Cancer Research

NEON NIGHT Fun Run – #GoNeon in Support of Childhood Cancer Research
Kemptville – Neon Night Fun Run – Kemptville is in its fourth year and through your generous support, we have raised over $165,000 for Childhood Cancer Research. This year the event takes place on Saturday September 23rd at Riverside Park with our Registration/Pre-party kickoff at 5:30pm followed by our opening ceremonies at 7pm. Last year’s run saw more than 650... Read More