Category: General News

Flu Vaccines 2019
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Flu Vaccines 2019

Should my child get a Flu Shot?? The short answer is, YES, we do recommend the FLU shot. It is the best defence against the Influenza Virus, which tends to appear in the late fall and peak in frequency between December and February. Serious side effects are extremely rare the flu shot. Apart from the...

October 30, 2017October 15, 2019by
Doctors’ Notes: Don’t let fear of Lyme disease keep you inside
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Doctors’ Notes: Don’t let fear of Lyme disease keep you inside

Article courtesy of The Toronto Star: https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2017/07/17/doctors-notes-dont-let-fear-of-lyme-disease-keep-you-inside.html  This summer is shaping up to be a very big tick season because the weather has been cool and wet — ideal conditions for the black-legged tick that carries the bacteria causing Lyme disease. If this sounds worrisome, I’ve got good and bad news. First, a reality check. Estimates...

July 17, 2017July 17, 2017by
Measles in Ontario
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Measles in Ontario

If your child has passed their 1st birthday and has not yet received the MMR vaccine, you may drop in and ask for the nurse Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm and have it administered. If your child is not yet 1 year old, they are not eligible to receive MMR under Toronto Public Health’s...

June 15, 2017July 17, 2017by
Zika Virus
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Zika Virus

WHAT? : Zikaviras is a mosquito borne virus. It can be directly transmitted by mosquitoes; infected people can transmit the disease via body fluids (including semen and possibly blood). WHERE? : There is currently an outbreak of Zikavirus in the Americas, Carribean and the Pacific. WHY IS IT A CONCERN? : the majority of people...

June 15, 2017July 17, 2017by