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  • Ontario Taking Action on Indigenous Health Care

    Ontario and Indigenous partners are working together to improve access to care and increase the involvement of Indigenous communities in developing and delivering their health services. This includes direct funding for communities to enhance access to care, funding for services as well as training opportunities, and identifying opportunities for greater First Nations control over the design and delivery of health care services in the future. 

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  • Ontario Creating 128 New Long-Term Care Beds in Havelock

    Ontario is helping seniors in the Peterborough area access the care they need sooner and closer to home by supporting a new, 128-bed long-term care home in Havelock. 

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  • Ontario Planning New Hospital in Picton

    Ontario is supporting Quinte Health Care to plan for a new hospital in Picton so that patients and their families continue to have access to quality health care closer to home. 

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  • Nearly One Million Prescriptions Filled for Free Through OHIP+

    Since January 1, more than 950,000 prescriptions have been filled for children and youth for free through OHIP+, the largest expansion to medicare in Ontario in a generation.    

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  • Statement by Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

    The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, following an announcement by the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association:

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  • Ontario Improving Access to Health Care for Children in Sudbury

    Ontario is supporting Health Sciences North to plan an expansion of the children's health centre in Sudbury,  ensuring children and their families will have access to quality health care and social services closer to home. 

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  • Prescription Medications Now Free for Everyone 24 and Under

    More than 4,400 prescription medications are now free for children and youth age 24 and under, as the province delivers the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation for Ontario families.

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  • Ontario Opening 26 New Long-Term Care Beds in Hanover

    Ontario is opening 26 new long-term care beds in Hanover that will help seniors access the care they need, closer to home and bring the total number of beds to 96 at the Village Seniors Community. This is part of a commitment to create 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and more than 30,000 across the province over the next decade

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