Health

Sara Johnston gets nod as new paramedic chief

Today Ron Taylor, CAO of Kawartha Lakes, announced the appointment of Sara Johnston, currently Deputy Chief of Paramedics, to the… Continue reading “Sara Johnston gets nod as new paramedic chief”

Two new doctors at Community Health Centre

The Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) and Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes are pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Morrison and Dr. Nivi Navaratnam have joined the Community Health Centre team.

Outbreak at correction centre driving local COVID numbers up

Local medical officer of health strongly recommends masking indoors in public settings

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit’s (HKPR District Health Unit) Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Natalie Bocking, is strongly recommending that residents within Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County and Northumberland County wear masks at indoor public settings.

Stronger restrictions at Ross for visiting patients as hospital grapples with COVID outbreak

Ross Memorial Hospital was declared in a facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak today by the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District (HKPR) Health Unit.

Caressant Care, Lindsay says it welcomes new ‘partnership’ with Ministry to address care issues

A Lindsay nursing home says it will address compliance issues quickly with the help of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Caressant Care’s Mary Street home location ordered to cease admissions of new residents

Caressant Care Lindsay nursing home has been ordered to stop accepting new residents. 

Flato makes largest donation in Ross Memorial’s history

$3 million dollars will support the digital transformation of patient care and enhancement of services

Ross Memorial Hospital officials announced today that FLATO Developments is donating $3 million dollars to support the digital transformation of patient care and enhancement of services at the Lindsay hospital.