Health

New CT scanner arrives at RMH

New mobile CT scanner arrives at RMH

Today, Ross Memorial Hospital marked an important milestone in the process of replacing the community’s CT scanner — the arrival… Continue reading “New mobile CT scanner arrives at RMH”

Local petition to fix nursing homes surpasses 2,400 signatures in three weeks

A petition started by the local Haliburton-City of Kawartha Lakes Long-Term Care Coalition has received more than 2,400 signatures in… Continue reading “Local petition to fix nursing homes surpasses 2,400 signatures in three weeks”

Support needed from public for modern CT scanner

Exactly 20 years ago, local health care was transformed with the acquisition of the community’s first CT scanner. It was… Continue reading “Support needed from public for modern CT scanner”

Dr. Bocking, Medical Officer of Health at HKPRDHU

Stricter provincial rules are necessary to slow COVID surge: Health unit

Extremely difficult, but absolutely necessary. That is the reaction of the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU) to… Continue reading “Stricter provincial rules are necessary to slow COVID surge: Health unit”

COVID-19

Increase in COVID-19 cases stretches health unit capacity

Dr. Natalie Bocking, medical officer of health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says that the recent… Continue reading “Increase in COVID-19 cases stretches health unit capacity”

Long-term care group commends local MPP for new funding for residents

Zoom meeting for caregivers held by home care organization

Caregiving is often a solitary struggle having little or no contact with people who understand you or what you’re going… Continue reading “Zoom meeting for caregivers held by home care organization”

COVID-19

Public urged to be vigilant as local COVID cases spike

Until everyone has been vaccinated, the new local medical officer of health, Dr. Natalie Bocking, is urging people to remain… Continue reading “Public urged to be vigilant as local COVID cases spike”