Health

Go jump in the lake (please)

Fundraiser to support wellness centre in Coboconk

For the third straight year, residents in the Coboconk area will be jumping in the lake in support of the Summit Wellness Centre.

OMNI to build 192-bed long-term care home in updated Frost Manor building on new site

The Ontario government is adding 73 new and 247 upgraded long-term care beds to modernize and expand two long-term care homes in Cannington and Kawartha Lakes.

Retiring nurse spent 41 years in service at Ross

Ross Memorial Hospital’s Leanne Harding is set to retire after 41 years there — something the registered nurse was going to do two years ago but held off to help her hospital in the fight against the pandemic.

RMH creates new operating room to help clear surgical wait list

Ross Memorial Hospital is committed to clearing its surgical waitlist created by the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of 2022…. Continue reading “RMH creates new operating room to help clear surgical wait list”

Opioid alert as Lindsay, Cobourg see overdoses

Similar issues seen in Peterborough

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, in consultation with local police services and Emergency Medical Services, is issuing an Opioid Overdose Alert for the entire HKPR jurisdiction.

Lindsay woman on track to be a top Canadian fundraiser for Heart and Stroke

Longtime Lindsay resident Karen McArthur is finishing up her 20th year of canvassing for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and is on track to raise $12,000 this year, surpassing her previous personal record of $7,100 from 2021.

Community Care’s Hospice Services nets $12,000 from 100 Women Who Care

Today, Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes (CCCKL) Hospice Services, through the Community Care Foundation, gratefully received a donation of $12,050 from 100 Women Who Care Kawartha Lakes.