Council for the Township of Springwater are committed to providing local primary health care options for the community. To support this commitment, Council opened the Springwater Health Services Centre in July 2011.
The Springwater Health Services Centre is located at 35 Queen Street West in the Knox Building in Elmvale. The direct line to the facility is 705-322-9099. For more information, please call the Township of Springwater at 705-728-4784.
The following services are currently offered at this facility:
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre:
The Community Health Centre (CHC) provides a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner one day per week on Wednesday’s at the clinic. The clinic will be for registered clients of the Community Health Centre, with no walk-in services available. The CHC is currently accepting new clients.
To register, please contact Health Care Connect at 1-800-445-1822 or call the CHC directly at 705-322-9099.
The CHC is mandated to serve:
Youth in Potential, between the ages of 12 and 24,
Individuals or families experiencing poverty, housing and/or food security challenges,
Individuals or families experiencing mental health and/or addiction issues.
Individuals with any disability that presents a barrier to wellness or service access,
Isolated, fragile seniors, and
Individuals or families with no primary health care provider.
As demand for services grow at the Elmvale Site, the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre will be evaluating additional services for the community. Clients will have access to a Nurse Practitioner at the Elmvale Site, and is supported by an entire health team at the Wasaga Beach location. Elmvale clients can access these services, not limited to: Diabetes Educator, Dietitian, Social Worker, Mental Health & Addictions Counsellor, Chronic Disease/Self Management Educator, Registered Nurses, Physiotherapy, Health Promotion, Youth Service Coordinator and Consulting Physicians.
LifeLabs Specimen Collection Services
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services provides laboratory testing services, which help physicians and other healthcare professionals diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients.
Mobile specimen collection services are available to anyone with a valid laboratory requisition form. This service is offered on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Appointments are not required.
For more information about LifeLabs, please visit their website at www.lifelabs.com or call 1-877-849-3637.
The Township of Springwater Council, staff and residents, thank TD Canada Trust for their generous donation, which was used for renovations to the Springwater Health Services Centre, specific to the specimen collection functions.
We also thank Farm Credit Canada (FCC) for their contribution under the "AgriSpirit Fund" national program. With these funds the SHSC is able to have an additional examination room.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre
Health Care Connect
Southern Georgian Bay Physician Recruitment
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services