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Date updated: June 19, 2020

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Eastern Health opens St. John’s clinic for people without a family doctor

Eastern Health has opened a clinic  for people who do not have a family doctor. It is now accepting patients who call 709-752-4747 between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It will be staffed by a collaborative health team — a rotation of family doctors and nurse practitioners, as well as registered nurses…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Health

Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19

Prime Minister announces supports for Canadians with disabilities to address challenges from COVID-19 June 5, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Excerpt from the news release The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced support to help Canadians with disabilities deal with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a special one-time, tax-free payment to individuals who are…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    SeniorsNL    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Finances    Financial Help    Health

Don’t ignore your medical problems because of pandemic, medical association urges

Don’t ignore your medical problems because of pandemic, medical association urges   Doctors still seeing patients in person and by virtual means CBC News · Posted: Apr 13, 2020  The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association is concerned people will put off their problems because they don’t want to bother doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors

Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Health

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