The Winter Blahs

The Winter Blahs

Now that we have set our clocks back, the leaves have fallen, and the cold weather is setting in, we may find ourselves moving less and our activity levels plummeting. One way the Upper Grand Family Health Team has been staying active and connected with our colleagues...
Leveraging Digital Technology during COVID-19

Leveraging Digital Technology during COVID-19

September 28, 2020 By Niharika Kumar, EMR/IT Specialist As you may already know, the COVID-19 pandemic has made virtual care and digital health tools an indispensable component of our clinicians’ practice. So what is virtual care? By definition, virtual care is the...
Medication safety during COVID-19

Medication safety during COVID-19

July 24, 2020 by Cora Van Zutphen, UGFHT Clinical Pharmacist Managing medications for yourself or someone else can be challenging. Here are some tips to help keep everyone safe. Know your medications Ask Questions. When you see your doctor, nurse or pharmacist ask if...
Emotional Health and Wellness during COVID-19

Emotional Health and Wellness during COVID-19

July 17, 2020 by Tasha Lake, UGFHT Mental Health Therapist Have you noticed an increase in your existing depression or anxiety symptoms?  Or perhaps feelings of anxiety or depression are a new experience for you. According to a survey conducted by the Centre for...
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