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  • New Clinic Coming to Oakwood-Vaughan Community in Toronto

    Ontario is helping people access health care services closer to home in the Oakwood-Vaughan area, with a new clinic that will provide preventative care and social supports for people living in poverty, isolated seniors, vulnerable youth, non-insured patients and people with complex mental health issues.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Increasing Access to Mental Health Care in North Simcoe

    Ontario is increasing access to high quality mental health care services for people in North Simcoe, with support for a new wing at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) and a new outpatient facility at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Midland.

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  • Ontario Boosting Nursing, Personal Support in Major Expansion of Home Care

    Ontario is strengthening home and community care across the province for patients and their families, by increasing access to services by an estimated 2.6 million additional hours and developing new patient- and family-friendly supports. 

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  • Ontario Creating Opioid Emergency Task Force

    Ontario is establishing an Opioid Emergency Task Force that will include front-line workers and people with lived experience to strengthen the province's coordinated response to the opioid crisis.

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  • Ontario Improving Mental Health Services for People Across the Province

    Ontario is continuing to improve access to mental health and addictions services by expanding psychotherapy programs across the province, which will support more than 100,000 people with conditions such as anxiety and depression. 

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  • Ontario Improving Transparency in Health Care

    Ontario is enhancing transparency, accountability and quality of care, with new legislation that would ensure that the province's health system continues putting patients and their families first. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Statement on Ontario's Opioid Strategy

    The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care:

    Statement | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Book Your Child's Back-to-School Eye Exam

    As the new school year begins, Ontario is reminding parents to make an optometry appointment for their children.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Increasing Access to End-of-Life Care in Durham Region

    Ontario is making it easier for families in Durham Region to access end-of-life and palliative care with 20 new hospice beds at three new sites in Port Perry, Clarington and Durham West.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • New, Modern Dialysis Facility Coming to Scarborough

    Ontario is improving access to care for people with chronic kidney disease in Scarborough, with the addition of more dialysis stations as well as other programs such as diabetes education at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Providing Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis

    Ontario is providing urgent relief to those affected by the opioid crisis, including adding more front-line harm-reduction workers, expanding the supply of naloxone, and creating new rapid access addiction clinics in every region of the province. 

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