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Dryden Area Family Health Team
Heart Health Program

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Provides heart health, stroke prevention and risk factor services and information
  • Offers blood pressure checks through Nursing Station drop-in clinics
  • Offers screening clinic once per month at Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Provides high blood pressure (hypertension) education about the risks, and strategies for lowering your blood pressure
Provides education and information for:
  • Self-monitoring of blood pressure and management through diet, exercise, stress reduction and smoking cessation
  • Cholesterol management
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Stroke prevention
Cardiac Education Program
  • Offers post event cardiac education
  • Includes individual assessment, education and support
  • Develops treatment/education goals for each person and reviews recent event, heart health, blood pressure management and medication use
  • Offers nutrition and healthy lifestyle education with Registered Dietitian
  • Conducts weekly group educational sessions
Comments
Shopper's Drug Mart is located at 25 Duke St
Hours of Operation
Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Nursing Station Drop-in: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-12 noon
Screening Clinic (Shoppers Drug Mart): last Thu of month 9 am-11 am
Cardiac Educational sessions: Thu 10 am
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
  • All services/programs require registration/appointment but not a referral
  • Nursing Station clinic and Shopper's Drug Mart clinic operate on a drop-in basis
Cardiac Education Program
Requires a Physician/Nurse Practitioner referral
Fees
None ; Most services covered by OHIP
Documents Required
Valid OHIP card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(30) Provincial Government
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   Last Updated On June 23, 2020

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