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Medical Exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine

As more workplaces require COVID-19 vaccination, we started to see high number of requests for medical exemption letters. At Stonegate Community Health, we need to ensure we are only allowing COVID-19 vaccine exemptions in the few situations where they are needed.

There are very few acceptable medical exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination which include,
1. a confirmed severe allergy or anaphylactic reaction to a previous dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or to any of its components (ingredients) that cannot be avoided
or
2. a diagnosed episode of myocarditis/pericarditis…

Election Canada

In the last Federal Election Stonegate CHC was a polling station where members of our community could come into the centre to cast their vote. Due to COVID 19 and related community primary health care guidelines, Stonegate CHC will unfortunately be unable to host a polling station for our upcoming Federal Election.

To find out where you can vote please visit the Election Canada website

Thank you,
Stonegate Management

 

Opportunity to Volunteer: Board of Directors

We are looking for interested local residents to join the Board of Directors

Stonegate Community Health Centre (“CHC”) is a charitable organization serving the Stonegate community. Our vision is to create a healthy, active and inclusive community where physical, mental and social well-being is achieved. Stonegate Community Health Centre works to improve the well-being of our community. Together, we identify individual and community needs and respond by providing accessible and inclusive health services and health promotion programs.

The Board of Directors is the governing body…

Berry Road Food Co-op Update

Stonegate CHC has been informed recently that the Berry Road Food Co-op will not be proceeding. Our landlord, Vandyk, has put out a Request For Proposals to other Grocers for the site downstairs. We will keep you informed as we know more.

Welcome Charis Romilly Turner, Executive Director

Dear Community,

On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is my great pleasure to inform you that Charis Romilly Turner has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Stonegate Community Health Centre. Mrs. Romilly Turner has assumed all responsibilities relating to the role of Executive Director following the retirement of Bev Leaver. Mrs. Romilly Turner began her role on May 31, 2021.

Mrs. Romilly Turner brings with her more than 25 years of experience in social services and health services organizations, including 17 years at LAMP CHC, and 20 years in leadership in non-profit…

COVID-19: Vaccine Clinic Update

The vaccine booking for the South Etobicoke vaccine clinic is now public on https://vaccineto.ca/sites under West Park Healthcare Centre with this direct

Announcement of Retirement of Dr. Tracy Lappa-Walker MD, CFPC

After an exceptional career as a Family Physician, Dr. Tracy Lappa-Walker has announced her decision to retire this year.

Dr. Lappa-Walker’s last day with Stonegate CHC will be July 9th, 2021.

Tracy has been practicing as a Family Physician for more than 25 years. Over the last 17 years she has practiced here at Stonegate Community Health Centre, following 8 years in the small community of Sutton Ontario, just north of Toronto.

Prior to Medical School and Residency, Tracy was an Occupational Therapist at the Toronto General Hospital, involved in interdisciplinary practice,…

COVID – 19 Vaccine Clinic

A cluster of South Etobicoke agencies is hosting a clinic today and on Saturday at the Fashion Institute of Humber College. The Clinic is located at the corner of Kipling and Lakeshore Boulevard at 3166 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke, ON M8V 1L6.

Follow the link to book an appointment. Only those who have already turned 18 years old are eligible.

We are giving first doses…

COVID-19 Community Pop Up Testing

Community Pop-Up Testing at Janes St. Hub and York Community Centre in May 
• Tues May 4, 11, 18 and 25 – 3 – 7 pm @ Jane Street Hub
• Sat May 8 and 22 – 11 am – 3 pm @ Jane Street Hub
• Fri May 7, 14, 21 and 28 – 3 – 7 pm @ York Recreation Centre

 

 

COVID-19…

Living Better With COPD A FREE virtual 8 week community based Pulmonary Rehabilitation program for people with COPD