Provincial AstraZeneca Primary Care Pilot launches amongst Dufferin County, Wellington & Guelph FHTs

Yahoo News article published March 18, 2021

By Paula Brown, Shelburne Free Press

Residents in Dufferin County, Wellington, and Guelph between the ages of 60 and 64 will now have access to the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine through their family doctor.

Georgian Bay FHT launches a Home Monitoring Program with their OHT for COVID patients at home

Collingwood Today article published January 29, 2021

By Collingwood Today

To better support residents in South Georgian Bay who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are recovering at home, the South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team (SGB OHT) has launched a Home Monitoring Program to care for high-risk patients with suspect or confirmed COVID-19.

Elliot Lake FHT Continues to support Delivery service for seniors

The Sudbury Star article published December 22, 2020

By Colleen Romaniuk

Elliot Lake city councillors voted to extend the community’s Age Friendly Delivers program into the new year at a regular city council meeting on Monday.

Council last approved an extension of the program to the end of December, but because of a steady demand for service, city staff recommended the program continue until March 2021.

Elliot Lake FHT Reflects on their community's efforts to protect one another

The Sudbury Star article published January 1, 2021

It has been more than 10 months since Ontario first had evidence of community spread of COVID-19 and the first person tested positive in northeastern Ontario.

Since that time, the nightly news has tended to focus on the impact of COVID-19 in larger centres, but small towns like Elliot Lake have also seen dramatic changes as a result of the pandemic.