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Algonquin Family Health Team

Wellness Hub, The


Description
COVID-19 Response
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the office will be closed to the public until further notice.  Appointments will be conducted virtually (by phone or video).  All group programs are temporarily on hold.

Regular Service:
A collaborative effort with community partners to provide visible, accessible, and reliable health promotion and healthy living information, education, and programs to our community.

Programs and services include:

Healthy Heart Program:
Provides educational sessions to assist those with or at risk for heart disease to improve their lifestyle and prevent future illness. Eight week exercise component that provides cardio and resistance training.

Nurse Practitioner (NP):
The NP provides general primary health care services for patients of all ages, and are involved in a variety of programs

Diabetes Prevention Program:
A free program for adults who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, with the following risk factors: overweight, especially in the stomach area; high blood pressure; high cholesterol; low physical activity levels; Diabetes during pregnancy.

Breastfeeding Support Clinic:
Free Breastfeeding Support Clinic with lactation consultant held once a week.

Other programs and services offered at Howland Building location include:
  • Hope Huntsville Palliative Care
  • Geriatric Care
  • Breath of Muskoka: smoking cessation and living with COPD
  • Mental Health Therapy
Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 - 1600
Tue
0800 - 1600
Wed
0800 - 1600
Thu
0800 - 1600
Fri
0800 - 1200

Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm, Fri 8 am-12 noon Evening classes available, call for information or check websiteBreastfeeding Support Clinic 8:30 am-12:30 pm one day a weekDates: Varies by program
Eligibility
Self referral. Diabetes prevention program is open to public. Non FHT patients may be accepted at the breastfeeding support clinic depending on availability. Must be a rostered patient of the FHT for all other programs.

Age Requirements: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Not a walk-in clinic. Call for information. Registration required. To register on the Physicians Waitlist, please go to the Website www.algonquinfht.ca and click on the Need a Doctor tab.
Fees
None
Documents Required
OHIP card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Verified On
June 11, 2021