General Health

5 Appointments You May Have Missed During the Pandemic

With doctors' offices re-opening their doors for in-person appointments, and the Ontario mask mandate being lifted - people are asking themselves, should I catch up on the appointments I missed during covid? Should I have a check-up done soon?

Many people put off routine health appointments in response to the coronavirus pandemic. That’s where we come in - Care& Family Health offers a wide variety of personalized and family health services to support you in catching up and keeping on top of your health. 

  1. Cancer Screenings

Routine screenings for breast cancer, colon cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer and other malignancies. Individuals delaying their cancer screenings are at greater risk of being diagnosed at a later stage. Care& Family Health offers men's and women’s cancer screenings, and on-site lab testing for specific diagnoses. 

  1. Follow-up and/management of chronic disease

Management of chronic disease may have not been a top priority during the heat of the pandemic, however, it is critical to schedule follow-up appointments to discuss your current medication if taken for a health condition. Speak to a Care& NP about the best options that complement the management of your chronic illness. 

  1. Contraception

Appointments to select or switch birth control options were cancelled or postponed during the pandemic significantly. At Care&, our NPs are available to support you in deciding which birth control is best for you, to provide education, and arrange the necessary follow-up appointments for oral contraceptive pills, IUDs, Patch or Nuvaring​​®. 

  1. Mental health management

Maintaining a healthy mental state during a pandemic and isolation is challenging. if you are struggling with your mental health or are interested in available treatment or management options - speak to a Care& NP about the different steps that you can take to manage your mental health. 

  1. Sexual health maintenance

Sexual health maintenance is just as important as any other area of your health. Care& Family Health clinic offers STD testing appointments that can be booked easily via our online portal or mobile app, and management.

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