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Saturday, June 11th Kawartha Lakes "Bigley's Walk for the Cause" supports the after-hours walk-in clinic operated in Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls by Kawartha North Family Health Team aka KNFHT.
Did you know The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care provides no funding for the cost that would be required to operate the KNFHT's walk-in clinic on an full-time basis?
It's left to the generosity of the community to make these walk-in clinic extended hours a reality. Help Kawartha North Family Health Team help keep this important service open more hours.
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Kawartha North Family Health Team Walk - In Clinics are an important asset in supporting the health care of residents, who would otherwise face a lengthy drive to Lindsay or Minden in darkness or uncertain weather when urgent medical needs arise after hours. It's also an invaluable service in a local economy so dependent on tourism.
Bigley's Walk- In Clinic Walk How Can You Participate?There are many ways you can participate and show your support for exceptional health care in our community.
- Register to Walk – You can register in person at Bigley's or visit their website. A minimum donation of $25 is requested to participate or $10 if you are 14 or under.
- Sponsor a Walker – Participants are encouraged to enlist pledges from friends, family, co-workers and acquaintances. Pick one up at Bigley's or download it online from the "Walk for the Cause" page on their website.
Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Bigley parking lot, followed by a fun stretch warm-up and the 5km walk happening at 10:30 a.m.
About the Kawartha North Family Health Team Walk-in ClinicLed by Nurse Practitioner Amy Pruett, 2013 marked the second year for the KNFHT walk-in clinic. Kawartha North Family Health Team Walk-In Clinic is open Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 100 East St. S. in Bobcaygeon, the clinic provides urgent care to over 2,000 patients a year. 2014 marked the addition of a clinic in Fenelon Falls on Friday mornings 9-noon at Pharmasave. With such high demand for this service, the KNFHT has set a goal to expand care to four nights per week and Saturdays. Would you like to be able to use this service? Will you help support this cause?
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