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    New funding to support children, youth, and expectant mothers

    February 13, 2024
    Oak Valley Health was announced yesterday as one recipient of a funding increase provided by the Ontario government to help support a range of services we provide for children, youth, and expectant mothers.
    Marjan Aghazahedi, a nurse practitioner, faces a computer during a virtual urgent care clinic appointment. She is showing a mother how to administer a Ventolin puffer for her toddler using an aerochamber.

    Virtual care offers quick, easy access to health services

    February 12, 2024
    With many struggling to get timely access to care and waitlists for family doctors growing, our Community Health Clinic in Stouffville offers a virtual care option for timely access to health services.
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    Oak Valley Health has been named one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity!

    January 18, 2024
    We are honoured to announce that Oak Valley Health was recognized for our commitment and progress in equity, diversity, and inclusion for the second year in a row as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity.
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    Your winter weather prescription for skin protection

    January 18, 2024
    During the colder months of the year, our skin can face heightened vulnerability to environmental stressors, leaving our dermatological barrier dry, broken, and painful.
    Image of Don Thompson, a volunteer who works in our Markham Stouffville Hospital’s Emergency Department, standing outside of the Emergency Department area, mask on.

    The impact of volunteering in your community

    January 18, 2024
    Oak Valley Health has over 900 volunteers who work alongside our staff and physicians to provide an extraordinary experience to our patients and families.
    An artistic representation of the new Uxbridge Hospital. An aerial view.

    One step closer to construction

    December 29, 2023
    Following the provincial government’s approval in April 2022 to build the new Uxbridge Hospital on the existing site, the project has now received further approval to secure a design architect and develop the full plan for the new facility.
    Portrait style photo of John and Patricia McCutcheon, John wearing a suit and Patricia a white shirt in front of a grey backdrop.

    Paying it forward for Uxbridge with a lasting legacy

    December 22, 2023
    Long-time resident gives back in honour of wife Though they met as strangers on a blind date in 1956, John and Patricia McCutcheon shared a lifetime of adventure and fond memories, setting down deep roots within the Uxbridge community and making it a home for more than four decades.
    A hospital staff member stands next to and looks at the screen of a new Phillips monitor. He is standing next to the bed and wearing a mask.

    New donor-funded technology with lifesaving impact

    December 15, 2023
    Thanks to generous and unwavering donor support, Uxbridge Hospital is continuing to elevate the level of care it provides to the community with a fleet of new Philips physiological monitors.
    A mother and father snuggle on the couch with their four young children. All are wearing matching pajamas.

    From unexpected emergency to extraordinary care

    December 8, 2023
    Young Uxbridge mother grateful for lifesaving experience at Uxbridge Hospital A sore throat isn’t often the reason for a visit to the emergency department.
    Oak Valley Health and University Health Network teams with Halo Remote Video monitoring unit.

    Keeping a closer eye on patients to reduce the risk of falls injuries

    November 22, 2023
    Falls are one of the top patient safety incidents across many health care organizations. At Oak Valley Health, falls accounts for over 500 falls per year of varying levels of severity, or 23 per cent of all patient safety incidents.