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Health Unit Raises Awareness About Bats and Rabies

Health Unit Raises Awareness About Bats and Rabies
Bats are nocturnal animals and feed most actively two or three hours following sunset.  Bats are efficient insect controllers eating about three times their body weight.  Bats typically have their babies in June and come August many of the young bats are looking for their own roosting sites.  Many bats will roost and hibernate in attics.   Although bats are beneficial,... Read More

May Court Club of Brockville Purchases BGH Training Equipment

May Court Club of Brockville Purchases BGH Training Equipment
Brockville – The May Court Club of Brockville filled a very important need for training equipment at the Brockville General Hospital with the purchase of an Advanced IV Arm, a CPR Child Mannequin with jaw thrust (known as Kyle) and an Automatic External Defibrillator Trainer. The monetary donation amounted to $1,862.00 coming from the many sales at the May Court Thrift... Read More

WDMH: Together You Can – And You Did!

WDMH: Together You Can – And You Did!
Winchester – The new echocardiogram machine has arrived – and we can’t thank our donors enough. “Thank you to everyone who gave to our General Equipment Fund in support of this new machine,” notes Kristen Casselman, Managing Director of the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation. “You should all be proud of this accomplishment. It was important to bring this new... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Shroomfest Does It Again

Winchester Hospital: Shroomfest Does It Again
Winchester – Each year, Shroomfest raises money for local charities in a big way. On May 4th, over 500 men came together for dinner catered by AJs Catering, a comedy show and live and silent auctions. The result was $62,950 for more than 30 worthy causes. At a subsequent presentation event, the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation received $5,000 from the... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital’s Sustainability Efforts Recognized with Two 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards

Kemptville District Hospital’s Sustainability Efforts Recognized with Two 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is the proud recipient of two 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards in the small hospital category, having been recognized with both the Green Hospital of the Year Award and the Waste Award during a virtual awards ceremony hosted by the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care on June 26, 2018. Award recipients were determined... Read More

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

Leeds Grenville Lanark District Health Unit: July 28th is World Hepatitis Day
This day is dedicated to raising awareness about Hepatitis C, a viral infection that affects the liver. Many people don’t know they are infected with the hepatitis C virus that can cause liver damage and liver cancer over time.  The Hepatitis C virus is spread from infected blood that comes in contact with another person’s blood. A blood test can... Read More

Notice of Visitor Parking Changes at Brockville General Hospital

Notice of Visitor Parking Changes at Brockville General Hospital
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital is committed to providing the best patient care. As BGH builds to meet the needs of our future patients, we remain steadfast in delivering an outstanding hospital experience today. This summer, the majority of our Charles Street property is under construction as we build our new patient tower. Through the construction process, parking for our staff,... Read More

Local Legions Support Local Health Care

Local Legions Support Local Health Care
Winchester – The Royal Canadian Legions in Greely and Winchester want to ensure that Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) has the tools needed to provide the very best care for local communities. Both Legions have recently made donations to the WDMH Foundation’s General Equipment Fund. Funds will be used to buy much-needed medical equipment such as three new anesthetic machines for... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark Health Unit: Let’s talk about our physical environment…
Brockville – Our physical environment is comprised of the buildings, transportation (roads, public/private transit, bike lanes and sidewalks), energy systems (hydro, heat/cool & water), open space (parks and recreation) and farm lands that make up and support our communities. Our physical environment is a social determinant of health and plays an important role in our health and well-being.  “A healthy built... Read More

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years
MERRICKVILLE – Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a 4-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are clearly reflected in this significant achievement. “To be accredited by the CCA is truly a seal of approval,” says Jacques Pelletier,... Read More