Health

Wawa Fishing Derby Donations to Foundation Exceed $19,000

  Lady Dunn Health Centre would like to thank the Wawa Ice Fishing Derby for their generous donation of $3,820.00. Since 2012, they have contributed $19,920.00 towards the purchase of medical equipment for the Lady Dunn Health Centre. “The Lady Dunn Health Centre provides health care services throughout our community. The Ice Fishing Derby donation will help to ensure that ...

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Letter – Thank you, Miigwetch

June 12, 2017 – 14:25 Dear Northerners, One thing is for sure, the past seven years at the North East LHIN have been anything but dull! Let’s face it – planning, integrating, and funding health care services for a declining and aging population of more than 565,000 people living across our huge geography takes time and a lot of important ...

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Updated Food Recall Warning – Various brands of flour and flour products recalled due to E. coli O121

May 28, 2017 @ 09:29 The food recall warning issued on May 11, 2017 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Ardent Mills is recalling various brands of flour and flour products due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. Consumers should not consume the ...

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LDHC – Spring Campaign

May 16, 2017 @ 13:04 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who donated to the Spring Campaign. As a result of your generosity, the Foundation raised over $20,000. There remains $10,000 to be raised to reach the goal of $154,000 in order to purchase the Digital Radiography system for ...

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Recall on Really Fantastic Meat from Superior Home Bakery & Deli

  Algoma Public Health is recalling Superior Home Bakery & Deli’s Really Fantastic Meat products. Control processes were not in place at the time of production allowing excess water in the product, which under certain circumstances could support the growth of Clostridium Botulinum and pose a health risk to consumers. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The products were prepared and ...

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Wawa Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

May 12, 2017 @ 10:29   Every year the nurses of Wawa gather for a celebratory dinner. This year’s dinner was held at the Legion Hall, where the nurses enjoyed a tasty dinner, laced with reminiscing. On display were several montages of nursing history in Hawk Junction and Wawa. Of particular interest was the Charge Nurse Board from the Red ...

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Ontario Passes Legislation to provide more protection and clarity with The Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment Act

May 10, 2017 @ 09:27 On May 9th, Ontario passed legislation that will provide more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions. Federal legislation, which came into force in June 2016, sets out the parameters for how medical assistance in dying can be provided. Ontario’s Medical Assistance in Dying Statute Law Amendment ...

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NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Statement on Nursing Week 2017

May 8, 2017 @ 12:44 To mark the beginning of Nursing Week 2017, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath issued the following statement calling for a moratorium on nursing cuts and any further layoffs of health care workers: “Ontario’s nurses are healthcare champions. New Democrats and all Ontarians owe a debt of gratitude to nurses for their concern and care, advocacy, and professionalism. ...

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Nursing Week 2017 is May 8 – 14th

Apr 29, 2017 @ 09:47 The Ontario Nurses Association is proud to celebrate and acknowledge Nursing week 2017. This is an annual celebration of our profession which is held in May each year to coincide with the May 12 birthday of Florence Nightingale the founder of modern nursing. It is a time to recognize the year-round dedication of all RNs, ...

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Thank you Subway!

Apr 26, 2017 @ 07:15 The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation would like to thank Terry Beckerton for organizing a successful “Subway Day” fundraiser held on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Thank you to the staff at Subway who were kept busy making sandwiches throughout the day. The proceeds from the “Subway Day Fundraiser” will be added to the Foundation’s “Spring ...

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Ontario Boosting Respite Support and Training for Family Caregivers

Apr 25, 2017 @ 09:38 Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and ...

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Robert Holland – New Chiropodist to Visit Wawa Monthly

Apr 17, 2017 @ 08:33 We are pleased to announce that Robert Holland will be coming to Wawa on a monthly basis starting April 24, 2017. He will be offering his chiropody services to patients who wish to have any diabetic foot care, nail care, in-grown nails, corns, callouses, wart treatment or custom made orthotics done. Robert has over 30 ...

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