Health

Local group's petition tops 3,600 signatures to fix long-term care

Local group’s petition tops 3,600 signatures to fix long-term care

Members of the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes Long-Term Care Coalition presented a petition to local Member of Provincial Parliament, Laurie Scott’s office, in Lindsay. Scott was not available to meet with the coalition this summer.

Dr. Bocking, Medical Officer of Health at HKPRDHU

Let’s move the needle and get youth vaccinated against COVID-19

As parents, we want what’s best for our children and teens. We want to offer support, protection, and advice. Although hugs may be a tougher sell for teenagers, they are important too – just like COVID-19 vaccines.

Mango products sold locally could be contaminated with Hepatitis A

Mango products sold locally could be contaminated with Hepatitis A

Local residents are being asked to check their freezers for frozen mango products potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A, as some are known to have been distributed in the region.  

Fenelon Rotary Club supports RMH CT scanner with $10,000 cheque

Since 1944, the Rotary Club of Fenelon Falls has been changing its community and the world for the better through its volunteer service. This year, in addition to its help with the Fenelon Falls COVID-19 vaccination clinics, the Rotary Club of Fenelon Falls is making a gift to help fund the community’s new CT Scanner at Ross Memorial Hospital.

Health unit says move your second dose up to maximize protection

There are now several ways to book a vaccination appointment

If you have a second dose appointment scheduled after August 3, the local health unit is asking you to immediately rebook sooner or ‘walk in’ for your COVID-19 vaccine.

With the more infectious Delta variant now being the most common strain of COVID-19 in Ontario, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is urging anyone age 12 years and older to get their second vaccine dose as soon as possible.

Vaccinations: Anyone, any dose, any time

Getting a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is now easier than ever. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR) is inviting anyone 12 years of age and older to visit any of its mass immunization clinics in Cobourg, Fenelon Falls or Minden for a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Sentry Cardiac Care provides local care in cardiology, respirology, more

Sentry Cardiac Care provides local care in cardiology, respirology, more

Sentry Cardiac Care provides cardiology, respirology and general internal medicine outpatient services to the Kawartha Lakes and Lindsay area since… Continue reading “Sentry Cardiac Care provides local care in cardiology, respirology, more”