Leamington Family Health Team
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Please stay tuned as we are preparing for flu shot clinics this year at the end of October. You can check with our website or facebook page for our most recent updates! Stay safe, stay healthy.

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We are OPEN.
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Appointments Available by Telephone.

 

We are asking for your input as we develop our fall and winter education sessions. Please take 5 minutes to fill out this survey to let us know what you would like to learn about. Thank you!

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 ESHC COVID-19 Assessment Centre Operational Thursday April 16th 2020
 
Erie Shores HealthCare, in discussion with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), has been approved by Ontario Health, West Region to open a COVID-19 Assessment Centre within the hospital, starting Thursday April 16th, 2020. The hours of operation will be between 8 AM and 4 PM, seven days a week, with the potential to expand hours based on demand. It is located at the ambulatory clinic entrance (off Fader St.). It is a segregated area next to the ESHC emergency department. There will be no access into the main hospital from this area or access into the COVID-19 Assessment Centre from the main hospital.
 
ESHC COVID-19 Assessment Centre will be on a walk-in basis with no referral or pre-screen by primary care, Public Health, or Telehealth required.
 

IF YOU HAVE A COUGH, FEVER & HISTORY OF TRAVEL:

  • •   FIRST call the Windsor Essex County Health Unit – 519-258-2146 ext 1420

  • •   Windsor Regional Hospital Assessment Centre – only those who meet the case definition for COVID-19 will be tested
  • •   DO NOT COME TO THE CLINIC

 

RETURNING FROM TRAVEL:

  • •   Self-isolation for 14 days is being mandated by the provincial government
  • •   DO NOT COME TO THE CLINIC BEFORE CALLING

 

BEFORE YOU COME TO THE CLINIC:

  • •   if your appointment is not urgent, think about re-scheduling it to a later date
  • •   if you need to renew your prescription, please call your pharmacy and ask them to fax the clinic with a renewal request (please note the 72 hour policy to allow providers to review and renew)
  • •   if you have a cough, fever or difficulty breathing; please call the clinic.  DO NOT COME IN BEFORE CALLING
  • •   if you are sick, stay at home if possible.  If you need a sick note for your employer, call the office
  • •   if you still need to see a healthcare professional, please call the office
  • •   take the COVID-19 self-assessment on Ontario.ca

 

IF YOU NEED TO VISIT THE CLINIC:

  • •   when entering the building you will be screened by one of our nurses
  • •   you will be given a surgical mask if you need one
  • •   best efforts will be made to direct you to an exam room immediately
  • •   try to stay 2m (6ft) away from other people
  • •   do not touch any surfaces

 

GENERAL PRECAUTIONS:

  • •   Wash your hands often with soap and water, or use hand sanitizer
  • •   Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • •   Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • •   Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your arm, not your hand.  Wash your hands
  • •   Avoid visiting people in hospitals or long-term care centres
  • •   Stay home if you are sick

 

THOSE AT INCREASED RISK:

PHAC considers the public health risk associated with COVID-19 to be low for the general population, but there is an increased risk of more severe outcomes for Canadians who:

  • •   are aged 65 and over
  • •   have compromised immune systems
  • •   have underlying medical conditions

 

 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT & HAND SANITIZER:

  • •   we are unable to provide you with any supplies (e.g. masks, gowns) due to global shortage
  • •   we are unable to provide you with alcohol based hand sanitizer.

 

RESOURCES:

For up-to-date COVID-19 information in Ontario and the self-assessment. https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

COVID19 Test Results Viewer https://covid19results.ehealthontario.ca:4443/login

Fact Sheet – How to Self-Monitor – COVID-19. Publichealthontario.ca

Fact Sheet – How to Self-Isolate – COVID-19. Publichealthontario.ca

Fact Sheet – Self-Isolation: Guide for caregivers, household members and close contacts – COVID-19. Publichealthontario.ca

 

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LAFHT Mission

Building on our foundation of promoting a healthier you through a team approach to a choice of health services, we are committed to provide Timely Access to Quality Primary Healthcare for our Patient in the Communities we serve
 
What is the Leamington and Area Family Health Team 

We are a primary health care oragnization that includes a team of family physicians, nurse practitioners, chiropist, dietitian, nurse educators, pharmacist, social workers along with nursing and reception staff at 5 sites in Leamington and Kingsville to provide primary health care to our commuinity.  As a team, we work together with our patients to reach their goals.  Our services include regular health check ups, medication reviews, footcare, chronic disease management, counselling, memory clinic, smoking cessation and nutrition counselling just to name a few. We collaborate with community partners to help our patients navigate the health care system. 

 

 

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