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Immunization – It’s Worth a Shot!

Immunization – It’s Worth a Shot!

Over the last century, vaccines have saved more lives than any other health intervention.  The World Health Organization estimates that 2 to 3 million lives are spared each year as a result of immunization. Immunization prevents disease, improves health and reduces...

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2019 Holiday Hours

2019 Holiday Hours

Please take note of the following scheduled closures and hours of operation over the holidays. Family First Health CentreDuring the holidays, there will be no scheduled appointments.  Registered patients of FFHC can walk-in for urgent care needs.  Doctors are working...

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website!

We are happy to announce the launch of our new website.  It has been redesigned to be more visually appealing, easier to navigate, and provide more meaningful and up-to-date content.  Underlying this effort is our desire to provide our patients and the...

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AFHTO Award for Team-Based Care

AFHTO Award for Team-Based Care

Every year, the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) recognizes Family Health Teams leadership, outstanding work and significant progress being made to improve the care Ontario Family Health Teams across Ontario deliver. Bright Lights Award recipients...

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Carrot and Apple Salad

Carrot and Apple Salad

This salad is perfect for a healthy snack, or a side dish at lunch or dinner. Preparation Time: 5 min. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients 2 medium carrots 1 large apple 3/4 cup soybeans (shelled edamame) or walnuts 1.5 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp liquid honey...

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Palliative Care Myths and Facts

Palliative Care Myths and Facts

Palliative care is still widely misunderstood by many Canadians. Here are 10 common myths we often encounter. Help dispel these myths by sharing the facts with family members and friends, colleagues, patients and clients. Myth #1:  Palliative care hastens death. ...

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What is Palliative Care?

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is a type of health care for patients and families facing life-limiting illness. Palliative care helps patients to achieve the best possible quality of life right up until the end of life. Palliative care is sometimes considered end-of-life care, with...

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Vaccines – They’re Not Just for Kids!

Vaccines – They’re Not Just for Kids!

Vaccination is not just for children.  Vaccines are safe and protect you and those around you from vaccine-preventable diseases.  As we get older, the protection we had from previous vaccination can decrease for some diseases. Getting another dose...

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