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  • Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

    Ontario is encouraging people to protect themselves from tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease when spending time outdoors.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Increasing Access to Health Care in Thorncliffe Park

    Ontario is increasing access to health and social services in the Thorncliffe Park area by supporting the construction of a new community health hub. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Nearly 500 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Indigenous Communities

    Ontario is creating nearly 500 new long-term care beds for Indigenous community members across the province. These beds will deliver culturally appropriate care for Indigenous peoples, reduce wait times and meet the demands of an aging population.  

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Expanding Interprovincial OHIP Coverage

    Ontario is proposing to expand interprovincial health coverage to address gaps, by including home and community care, to ensure people who live in Ontario can access the home and community care services they need when they are in another province or territory or moving to Ontario.

    Bulletin | Health and Long-Term Care

  • 17 More Midwives for the Ottawa Area

    Ontario is increasing access to midwifery services in the Ottawa area, with 17 more midwives that will provide expectant families with more pregnancy, newborn health and wellness care closer to home. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • More than 500 New Long-Term Care Beds for Francophone Seniors

    Ontario is creating more than 500 new long-term care beds to help francophone seniors access high-quality, culturally specific care and continue to live happy and healthy lives.  

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • More Hospital Beds, Faster Care for Families in East Toronto

    Ontario is helping patients in east Toronto get faster access to high-quality health care by expanding and modernizing Michael Garron Hospital to meet the needs of the growing community.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Funding Additional Residency Positions for Medical Graduates

    Ontario is helping to meet the demand for physicians in communities across the province by funding more residency positions for medical school graduates who have completed their undergraduate training at an Ontario medical school.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • Ontario Improving Health Care Facilities for Chatham-Kent Area Patients

    Ontario is ensuring that patients in Chatham-Kent will continue to receive high quality health care close to home by supporting the building of a new power generating facility at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Wallaceburg campus. 

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • 2018 Budget Boosts Access to Health Care for Kingston Families

    Ontario is ensuring people in Kingston can access the care they need closer to home with significant new investments in home and community care, mental health and addictions, and other programs to help people support their loved ones.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

  • 2018 Budget Boosts Access to Health Care for Hamilton Families

    Ontario is ensuring that people in Hamilton can access the care they need closer to home with historic new health care investments in mental health and addictions, home and community care, and other programs to help people support their loved ones.

    News Release | Health and Long-Term Care

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