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Family health team expansion in the works for Carleton Place

Inside Ottawa Valley Published an article on September 10, 2022

By Tara Gesner

Beckwith local Karen Simpson feels strongly that Carleton Place needs a family health team to serve Beckwith and Carleton Place residents.

“I see the benefits of a family health team through my work in Arnprior,” she told Carleton Place council on Aug. 23.

First boosters open for children 5- to 11-years-old, updated public health guidance going into the fall

September 1, 2022

Dear members,

Yesterday, the government announced that first boosters for children 5- to 11-years-old would be available as of today through the provincial COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated September 1, 2022

This page will provide updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they become available. The Ministry of Health has released guidelines for primary care, along with posters. A website for healthcare providers is now live. You can also access information for the public on their site.

These 3 new family doctors are opening a Hamilton Mountain clinic amid a national physician shortage

CBC Hamilton Published an article on August 14th 2022

By Bobby Hristova

Hundreds of patients already signed up for the 688 Queensdale Ave. clinic that opens Monday.

Hamilton Mountain is getting a new family medicine clinic that is poised to serve roughly 3,600 patients, an addition that comes amid a Canadian shortage of family physicians.