Health

A Message of Thanks from the LDHC Foundation

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all donors who contributed to the Foundation’s “Wish Upon a Star” campaign.  A total of $12,917was donated through this campaign. Generous hearts certainly prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health Centre serves. Net proceeds will aid in the funding of Phase 2 of the Digital ...

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May Contain Nuts – January 2

The New Year is upon us. A time for reflecting on the past, and planning for the future. A time when many feel compelled to set a resolution they will actually carry out this year. This year, set a resolution that is realistic, attainable, and will not fall by the wayside by mid-April. Set the resolution to eat more! Eat ...

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services de soins durant les Fêtes

Savoir où se rendre pour obtenir des soins est important, surtout durant le temps des Fêtes, où il y a à la fois une plus grande demande en soins de santé et plus de bureaux fermés en raison des congés. Le personnel du Service de soins à domicile et en milieu communautaire du Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé ...

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Holiday Health Care Options

Knowing where to go for health care is important, especially this time of year, when there’s an increased demand for services and holiday closures. North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) Home and Community Care staff will provide services to patients throughout the holiday season, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day except Christmas Day – from 8:00 ...

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The “Wish Upon a Star 2018” Campaign Has Begun

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation has launched its annual “Wish Upon a Star” Campaign.  For every gift made to the 2018 Wish Campaign, a star will be displayed on the Foundation Wish Tree in the hospital lobby. At the admitting desk, stars can be inscribed in your name, in memory of loved ones, or in honour of someone special.  ...

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Hope Air Provides Free Flights to those in Medical Need

Last year, Hope Air provided over 900 flights to people in Northern Ontario who were in need of medical services far away from home. For those who live in small and rural communities where specialized medical care is not available, a trip to see a medical specialist might involve a 16-hour car or bus ride. Hope Air is the only ...

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WFHT Welcomes Dr. Dannica Switzer

The Wawa Family Health Team is very pleased to be announcing a new member to our team. We would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Dannica Switzer as of January 2, 2019. Dannica was born and raised in Wawa, and having spent the better part of the past 15 years away, she is excited about returning to her ...

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. During this month, the Diabetes Education Program will be providing articles on topics to help in the management of diabetes. The topics include hypoglycemia, foot care, healthy eating, and physical activity, and sick day management.  Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a concern for those living with diabetes. Some medication can increase the risk of hypoglycemia, ...

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Brookfield Renewable Donates $10,000 to the LDHC Foundation

  Julie Chagnon- Manager Stakeholder Relations, Claude Samson- Senior Manager of Operations from Central Operations and Bruce Welbourne- Manager Operations from Brookfield Renewable visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Wednesday, October 24thto make a donation of $10,000 towards the current campaign – Phase 2 of the Digital Radiography Upgrade for the x-ray department.  The upgrade has been completed and ...

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Mary is the Lucky Winner!

The Dream Vacation Lottery Draw has been made and the lucky winner is Mary Culhane, ticket # 963 . Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to support the LDHC Foundation’s endeavors to raise funds for healthcare enhancements at our local hospital. Thank you to each and every one who worked hard and gave of their time to make this ...

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Do you have an EXPIRED Health Card?

If your health card is expired, are you aware that you no longer have Ontario Health Insurance coverage and exactly what that means to you? If you do not renew your health card: You will NOT qualify for the Northern Ontario Travel Grant You will have to pay “up front” if you require out of town testing such as an MRI, ...

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