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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for our region!

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for our region!
A Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg & Dundas! Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of a cold front beginning this afternoon. Wind gusts up to 100 km/h will be possible.... Read More

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education
Winchester – Ongoing education is a priority at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) as staff and physicians continually sharpen their skills and update their knowledge. Three members of the WDMH team have recently completed advanced education in their fields – leading the way at WDMH and throughout the region. Frida Plourde, WDMH’s Infection Control Coordinator, obtained her Certification in Infection Control from CBIC (Certification Board... Read More

WDMH Offers Six-Week Program on Living Well with COPD

WDMH Offers Six-Week Program  on Living Well with COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Starts October 9th Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) is pleased to partner with Seaway Valley Community Health Centre to present a six-week program for people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This FREE program will help participants develop the tools to better manage their condition. The sessions will take place at WDMH. They... Read More

SD&G OPP Cybercrime Alert: Ransomware

SD&G OPP Cybercrime Alert: Ransomware
SD&G – SD&G OPP is providing information regarding ransomware attacks, there have been no reported incidents to date in SD&G but the Public should remain vigilant to this latest scam. ISSUE In recent months there have been several ransomware (hack/virus) attacks on businesses and municipal government offices within Ontario. The purpose of this alert is to inform Ontario Municipalities of this recent... Read More

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis

UCDSB and CDSBEO in Conjunction with Health Units Host Public Sessions on Non-Medical Cannabis
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO), Eastern Ontario Health Unit, and the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit are hosting four public meetings over the next week. These meetings are to increase community awareness about the legalization of non-medical use of cannabis. The sessions are designed to help inform our schools and communities of how to... Read More

Annual Terry Fox Runs Being Held Around Our Region This Sunday

Annual Terry Fox Runs Being Held Around Our Region This Sunday
Leeds & Grenville, Dundas – The annual Terry Fox Run is being held at various locations around our region this Sunday, September 16th. Terry Fox was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) in his right leg in 1977 and had his leg amputated 15 cm (six inches) above the knee. While in hospital, Terry was so overcome by the suffering... Read More

Body Found in St. Lawrence River Near Morrisburg

Body Found in St. Lawrence River Near Morrisburg
Prescott – On September 9, 2018, at approximately 6:00PM the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were informed that a civilian had located a deceased body, in the St. Lawrence River, near the village of Morrisburg. The male located, matched the description of the 25 year old missing male, from Brampton, Ontario. The identification of the located... Read More

Decorating Back to School Classrooms … and Dundas Manor Too!

Decorating Back to School Classrooms … and Dundas Manor Too!
Winchester – On the last Tuesday of each month, the Activity team at Dundas Manor organizes a special celebration for residents who have a birthday that month. In addition to the party itself, the decorations extend into the lobby and main gathering spaces. It’s an opportunity to celebrate together and honour each resident’s special day. Each month, a different theme... Read More

CDSBEO and UCDSB partner with local public health units to promote community awareness in response to legislation on non-medical cannabis

CDSBEO and UCDSB partner with local public health units to promote community awareness in response to legislation on non-medical cannabis
Brockville and Kemptville, ON) – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, the Upper Canada District School Board, and area health units will host public information sessions for communities and parents of school-aged children to learn about how community health and schools are approaching cannabis legislation in a safe and responsible way. Details of the information sessions are as follows: Town Health... Read More

3 Chosen to Receive WDMH Commitment Award

3 Chosen to Receive WDMH Commitment Award
Winchester – The latest Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Commitment Award recipients go ‘over and above’ – every day. Congratulations to David Scharf, Ali Elbeddini and Dr. Patricia Moussette From the moment you arrive at WDMH, David Scharf is there to help. As a WDMH volunteer, David shows compassion and respect for each patient that he greets. “He ensures that... Read More