*As of Monday, December 20, 2021 – All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

*For Information about Vaccines (eligibility, clinic schedule, stats and much more)

*GBHU does not supply COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits – we do not keep an up to date list of vendors or locations where public can access these tests, as information changes frequently. Please visit: I think I have COVID-19 What do I do? (publichealthgreybruce.on.ca) for more information.

*Ontario:A plan to safely reopen Ontario and manage COVID-19 for the long-term

Proof of Vaccination in Select Settings                

Electronic/Printable Vaccine Receipt

News and Media and Important Updates

* Sexual health clinics are closed temporarily. If you need birth control prescriptions or STI testing, go to nearest emergency room. For condoms, visit our office during regular hours.

Fall Prevention Resources for Older Adults

 

Grey Bruce Walking Groups Resource

 

Winter Walking

During the winter months, many factors can cause a slip, fall or injury. This brochure and poster provide information on the benefits of keeping active all year long and tips to keep you safe. For copies of this resource, contact the health unit at 1-800-263-3456.

Winter Walking Poster

Winter Walking Brochure

 

 

Anyone can fall: Prevent it from happening to you

Anyone can fall, but as you grow older, the risk increases. This resource provides tips on reducing your risk factors.

Anyone can fall

 

 

6 Warning Signs of Falls

Are you at risk for a fall? Review the 6 Warning Signs of Falls Card to self-assess your risk. The card also features 10 tips to reduce your chance of having a fall.

6 Warning Signs Link

 

Staying on Your Feet: A Guide to Help Older Adults Prevent Falls

The Staying on Your Feet guide can be used by healthcare providers and older adults to identify what puts you at risk for falls, learn how to prevent falls and find resources.

Staying on Your Feet Link

 

Links to More Resources for Older Adults

 

 

 

For more information about preventing falls and getting the care you need in your home and in the community:

Home and Community Care Support Services South West  

Home and Community Care South West LHIN (healthcareathome.ca)

1-800-811-5146 or TTY Toll Free: 1-800-811-5147

 

To learn more about fall prevention programs in your community:

The Healthline – Health Services for Grey and Bruce - southwesthealthline.ca

211 Ontario – www.211ontario.ca – Dial 2-1-1

 

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