Hypertension Management Program

All patients with one or more high blood pressure readings on file OR an established diagnosis of high blood pressure (hypertension) are automatically eligible for the hypertension management program.  If you meet either of the above criteria, you may be contacted to invite you to take part in the hypertension management program.

Benefits of the program include:

  • 30 minute appointments with the Nurse Practitioner to discuss lifestyle interventions and/or medications to help manage your blood pressure.
  • Optional one-on-one appointments with a Registered Dietician
  • Free home blood pressure monitor lending program
  • Group education sessions facilitated by Registered Nurses and a Registered Dietician during heart month (February)
  • Take-home educational materials/resources to help you better understand and manage your blood pressure.

 For more information about hypertension visit:

https://www.hypertension.ca/en/public

 

 

 

 

 

Health Resources

Updated - April 6, 2021

Vaccine Resources 

COVID Vaccines are now more available with eligibility criteria changing rapidly to include more people. We encourage you to schedule a vaccination appointment when you become eligible. We are writing to provide information about where to schedule a vaccine based on different eligibility criteria.

People age 60+ years, can register to be vaccinated at any of the nine Toronto Public Health Mass Vaccine Clinics. Here is the link:

https://covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine/

Other eligibility criteria (including High Risk health care worker, Hot Spot Communities, High Risk Chronic Conditions) can register at community-based vaccine clinics. Eligibility criteria vary by clinic and change quickly. Please check back regularly to see if you are eligible to register.

The link to review eligibility, and book appointments at community clinics can be found here: https://vaccineto.ca/sites

Liberty Village, and other surrounding areas, are currently considered “Hot Spot Communities”. If you are 50 year of age or older, and residing in these high-risk areas, please see below for

For Postal Codes starting with: M6K  M6N  M8V  M9A  M9B  M9C  M9R  M9V  M9W, please book your appointment at Unity Health: https://unityhealth.to/covid-19-vaccination-at-unity-health/

For Postal Codes starting with: M5V  M6E  M6H, please book your appointment at UHN: https://www.uhn.ca/COVID19_Vaccine

High Risk Chronic Conditions

There are many chronic health conditions that will be prioritized for vaccination. They will be listed on the vaccine clinic’s registration site. Eligibility is changing regularly. Please check your preferred vaccine clinic to determine eligibility criteria. You are not required to bring a note from your physician confirming that you have the medical condition. You are encouraged to bring along some of your medication to show to the vaccine team, if asked, and if applicable. Locally, Unity Health and UHN are currently vaccinating individuals in the “Highest Risk” and “High Risk” Categories (for a detailed list, please see link: https://unityhealth.to/covid-19-vaccination-at-unity-health/)

Village Family Health Team is open and seeing patients. As per By-Law, a face covering is required for everyone except children under 2. For the safety of you and our team, you will be asked screening questions before your appointment. If you require someone to attend your appointment with you, please limit to one additional person.

Saturday Clinic:  Please Note:

Due to Covid-19, Saturday walk-in clinic is suspended. Patients are advised to call on Saturday mornings and schedule a virtual appointment with the doctor . Walk-in will no longer be accepted.
9:00am - 12:00pm (Urgent care only)- Last registration is 11.00am