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April 24, 2014

SWCHC and our Yet Keen Seniors Day Program are proud receipients of funding from Bon Appetit. Many thanks for your continued support!

April 14, 2014

Carlington Community Health Centre will receive $4.8M in capital funding to expand on their current location at 900 Merivale Road.

April 14, 2014

Click HERE for the April 2014 edition of NESI News.

April 10, 2014

Congratulations to Khadijah Khan-Potter; winner of the Leading Women, Leading Girls Building Communities Award!

April 9, 2014

SWCHC staff join thousands at the Canadian Tire Centre for WE Day! The event is part of a larger initiative called We Act.

April 8, 2014

SWCHC launched their Rosemount Branch Capital Fundraising Campaign to the community on March 20th. A great crowd turned out and $14,000 was pledged alone that night. With a goal of $500,000 SWCHC is working with local businesses and community leaders to make this dream a reality.

April 2, 2014

The Canadian Medical Association launched its Choosing Wisely Canada campaign today at Somerset West CHC. "Choosing Wisely Canada is about changinf the culture that more is always better when it comes to medical tests and procedures", said Dr. Wendy Levinson, founder of Choosing Wisely Canada, and a faculty member at the University of Toronto.

April 2, 2014

Starting April 1, 2014, expectant and breastfeeding moms will have 24-hour access to Registered Nurses with training in breastfeeding and lactation support, as well as lactation experts through a telephone advisory service provided by Telehealth Ontario. For immediate help call 1-866-797-0000 or TTY 1-866-797-0007.

March 12, 2014

Eat a bowl of cereal for breakfast, enjoy a granola bar for a mid-morning snack and slurp a bowl of canned tomato soup for lunch and you will have likely consumed at least eight teaspoons of sugar before your stomach grumbles for dinner. 

March 6, 2014

For information on healthy eating and good nutrition please contact our Community Dietitian at 613-238-1220 

March 6, 2014

Our income tax clinics are know FULL for more information on where else to go CLICK HERE

February 27, 2014

Please click HERE for the March issue of NESI News!

February 19, 2014

MPP Yasir Naqvi will be hosting a pre-budget consultation in Ottawa Centre, please CLICK HERE for more information.

February 11, 2014

Please click HERE for the February edition of the NESI News

February 4, 2014

Ontario drivers over the age of 80 years will no longer have to complete a written knowledge test. For more information please CLICK HERE

January 28, 2014

Ottawa Public Health’s “have THAT talk” mental health video campaign was created to give parents more information about mental health. The videos aim to give parents the knowledge and resources they need to talk about mental health with their child or teen. The program was launched on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 28, 2014.

January 28, 2014

Today is Let's Talk Day a campaign designed to raise awareness and funds for mental health initatives all across Canada. If you are a Bell subscriber check out what you can do at 


January 27, 2014
January 27, 2014

Ottawa Public Health has again issued a Frostbite Warning for today and tomorrow. 

January 21, 2014

Do you need help quitting or just want more information on your options? Call SWCHC at 613-238-8210 ext 2370 or check out SMOKE FREE ONTARIO  

January 21, 2014

The latest addition of the NESI News is available HERE

January 10, 2014

PressProgress has a good article on the ongoing dispute with the Federal Government on the funding of basic health care for Canadian refugees.

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January 8, 2014

Please CLICK HERE for the locations and details for publically-funded falls prevention exercise programs for seniors “Stand Up” classes in the Ottawa area.  


January 8, 2014

In the past week there has been increased media attention on influenza, stimulated by reports of high numbers of cases of H1N1 in Alberta. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is seeing an increase in public demand for immunization.

January 8, 2014

Help support mental health initatives and awerness across Canada today by texting, tweeting or long distance calling through the Bell Canada network. We can all make such a difference by just picking up the phone! For more information please go to