Health

Louise Needham Appointed Director of Patient Care Services at LDHC

The Lady Dunn Health Centre is proud to announce that Louise Needham has been appointed to the position of Director of Patient Care Services, effective February 11, 2019. The Director of Patient Care Services is the chief nursing executive, and has a portfolio that leads Medicine Services, Long Term Care, and the Dubreuilville and Missanabie Nursing Stations. Mrs. Needham has ...

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Algoma Public Health Office Closed Today

Due to current weather conditions, Algoma Public Health’s Sault Ste. Marie and Wawa offices will be closed for the day. Our offices in Blind River and Elliot Lake will remain open. If you had an appointment for today, you will contacted tomorrow with a new appointment date and time.

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks the Royal Canadian Legion

  The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Branches and Ladies Auxiliaries’ Charitable Foundation for their donation of $5,000. These funds will be used to support the Digital Radiography Upgrade for the x-ray department.   This donation adds to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429’s long history ...

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May Contain Nuts – You can still drink Milk

By now, many of you have seen Canada’s new food guide. For those of you who have not-it has temporarily done away with serving sizes and suggested daily intake- this will come later this year with phase 2. No longer is there a four colored rainbow sprawled across the page depicting four categories of food. Instead, there is a circle ...

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Minister of Health launches new approach for Canada’s Food Guide

The Food Guide that many of us grew up with focused on food choices. But we now know that our eating habits are just as important to our health as the foods we choose. Busy Canadians want simple guidance that they can trust to help them make healthy food choices for themselves and their families. In launching the new Canada’s ...

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North East LHIN’s Bay Street Office Re-Opened

Further to an office closure on January 21 due to burst frozen water pipes, the North East LHIN’s Home and Community Care office located at 390 Bay Street (Elgin Tower) in Sault Ste. Marie has re-opened today. The office is open for its usual business hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) and all regular services are available for area residents ...

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Sault Area Hospital back online after 0-Day Virus

Late last night, Jan. 18, 2019, Sault Area Hospital’s (SAH) IT team received confirmation from Health Sciences North (HSN) that they were able to find and remove the zero-day virus that had infected their systems. HSN, together with an independent third-party IT security firm, assured SAH that the threat had been removed and that our systems could be brought back ...

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Maamwesying Opens Wawa Clinic

Maamwesying North Shore Community Health Services & Michipicoten First Nation are excited to announce the opening of their new North Clinic located at 3 Maple Street in Wawa, ON. Through the community based health clinic, a Primary Health Care Team affords opportunities to provide services to on-reserve citizens and to the urban Indigenous population residing in Wawa and the surrounding ...

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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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