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Changes to OHIP

The provincial government wants to save a billion dollars with changes to OHIP’s healthcare coverage in Ontario. A working group of doctors from the Ontario Medical Association along with government officials are reviewing the latest and best practices to determine which medical tests ordered by doctors are unnecessary, overused or inappropriate. An examination of OHIP … Continue reading

Safe Handling Workshop

On Tuesday, February 12th, join us from 9:30am-4:30pm at our Oshawa location for a Safe Food Handling workshop! Seats are filling quickly, call ASAP to reserve a spot: 905-579-1821.   Read Employment E-News – February 2019 – The Future of Work Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Healthy Schools Award

Several Schools in Durham Region received a 2017-2018 Healthy School Awards. According to Linda Cassin, a public health nurse with Durham Region Health Department: “Education and health are closely linked.” Read about the benefits here.   Read Employment E-News – July 2018 – A Great Time to Look for Work Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1

Working While on ODSP

Did you know that you can work and participate in the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)? While on ODSP you can work, keep your benefits, have more money and get the help that you need. Work Working while on ODSP can improve well-being, help build confidence and skills, leading to greater ability and independence. Benefits … Continue reading

Help Feed The Need

Help Feed the Need In Durham (FTND) with their Holiday Food Drive Challenge. FTND is a food hub in Oshawa that distributes food to approximately 50 organizations including food banks, shelters and soup kitchens in Durham. They rely heavily on community and corporate support. Want to know how you can help? Click here. If you … Continue reading

Mental Health Training

More than 1,000 primary care providers (family doctors and nurses) from across Ontario will receive specialized mental health training to support children and youth. The new ‘ECHO’ program will be facilitated by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Health care providers will participate in videoconferencing and mentoring sessions with CHEO specialists. Learn more about … Continue reading