Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the Grey Bruce Health Unit moves to the Green Prevent Level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We are currently not booking vaccinations. Please avoid calling in an attempt to schedule vaccinations at this time. For week of March 1, vaccinations will focus on 2nd dose for all LTCH residents; First Responders (Police and Fire); Community Health Care Workers in Highest/Very High Categories; Community Needle Exchange Partners; and over 80 clients. For clients 80 years of age and older - primary care should be reaching out to them directly; and, for those in this group who do not have a primary care provider (or have a primary care provider outside of the Grey/Bruce region, a 1800 # will soon be available to book appointments.

Please do not call your healthcare provider to book an appointment.

Please do not call Health Unit to book an appointment.

Vaccine rollout details

Dental Screening

 

Dental screening is available to all children in Grey Bruce from birth until 17 years of age.

Dental screenings are visual assessments done using a sterilized mouth mirror and do not replace your child's regular dental examination with a dentist. 

 

In School Screenings

Dental screenings are provided annually to children in JK, SK and Grade 2 (as well as certain selected grades) in all elementary schools in Grey Bruce.

  • Screenings are done by registered dental hygienists from public health
  • Sterilized mouth mirrors are used for each student
  • You will be notified should your child require urgent dental care or preventive dental service

If your child has a dental problem (cavities, pain or infection), call the dental program to make an appointment. You do not have to wait for the school screening visit. Please call the Grey Bruce Health Unit at 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 (Press 8 for the Dental Program)

 

Dental Health Clinics in your Community

Parents of children who are not screened at school may request dental screening at one of our Preventive clinic locations

If families cannot afford dental care, the hygienist will inform them of financial-assisted services that are available, including:

Preventive Clinics for Children in Grey Bruce

Healthy Smiles Ontario

 

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