Don't Get Caught Without the Shot
Flu season is here! The flu is a serious, acute, respiratory illness that can cause fever, chills, cough, runny eyes, stuffy nose, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, extreme weakness and fatigue. The good news? The flu shot will protect you. This year's flu shot covers 3 strains, including H1N1 that has been the cause of many recent outbreaks. Don't wait, vaccinate! Call your primary care provider's office to book an appointment!
Flu Shots Have Arrived!
Please contact your Primary Care Provider to book an appointment for your flu shot.
New Nurse at Taddle Creek!
Victoria Paulionis has been hired as the Registered Nurse for S522 (replacing Rebekah Barrett) starting Apr 22, 2013. Victoria earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2010 and her Bachelor of Science in 2007 both from UofT. Victoria comes to us with 3+ years of primary care nursing experience having worked with Marlee Medical Center, Summerville and Women's College FHTs.
Taddle Creek FHT employees win AFHTO Bright Lights Awards
At the Association of Family Health Team Organization’s October 2012 Conference, two Taddle Creek FHT employees won Bright Lights Awards. One for Best Practices in Health Promotion and Chronic Care, won by Megan Omstead, and the other for Strengthening the FHT Team, won by Sherry Kennedy. Congratulations.
Read the attached for more information.
Minister of Health Deb Mathews visits Taddle Creek FHT Announcing Health Links
On Dec 6, 2012, the Honorable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health, visited Taddle Creek FHT to announce the creation of 19 Health Links across the province. Health Links will improve the co-ordination of care for high-needs patients such as seniors and people with complex conditions. Taddle Creek FHT is coordinating the Mid-West Toronto Health Link encompassing a geographic area west of Yonge St., east of Dovercourt, South of Eglinton and north of Lake Ontario. We are very excited to be working closely with our community partners, hospitals, other FHTs, CCAC, Toronto Public Health and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) on this project.
For more information on Health Links and pictures from the Minister's visit see below.