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It’s time to head back to school. You may have dodged the sniffles over the past few months, but with the first day of school on the horizon, your lucky streak may be ending. Thankfully, there are many ways to keep you and your family healthy. To learn about five ways to fight back-to-school germs, keep reading! The Ontario Government has offered recommendations for COVID-19: health and safety measures at schools. Their site provides tools and support for self-screening, cleaning practices, ventilation, rapid antigen tests, and what to do if someone becomes ill at school. As well as familiarising yourself with this site, other methods can help your family reduce the spread of germs when it's time to head back to class this fall.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually all facets of our lives, but in particular, it has impacted how we interact and engage with healthcare. As we’ve Zoomed and FaceTimed our way through classes, work meetings, and social gatherings, we have realized the many benefits of online communication. Telemedicine, the practice of delivering medical care via technology, has become vital in supporting healthcare systems across the country. At first, a means to slow the spread of COVID-19, telemedicine has become a commonly used method of assessment by practitioners and a growing favourite of patients - especially new parents. Keep reading to learn the benefits of telemedicine and why it’s a parent’s best ally.

Visiting a healthcare practitioner is not just beneficial when ill or symptomatic. An annual physical can let you know where your health is, where it’s going, and how it should be regularly! Book with a Care& nurse practitioner today and make sure all your ducks are in a row!

With the weather changing, many of us are finding simple pleasures that come with the emerging season—such as mood improvement, better sleep, and a general interest in doing things with others again. However, for some people, this may not be the case. Read below to learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Depression and how to tell the difference between the two.

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?

Regular pap tests can save your life, and at Care& - cancer prevention for women and men is a priority of ours. We offer a comprehensive focus on women’s health, including yearly Pap test services to ensure that you’re staying up to date with the status of your cervical health.

At Care&, we offer a wide range of prenatal and postnatal care services for low-risk pregnancies up until 28 weeks of gestational age. We work to support our patients throughout pregnancy with monthly, in-person appointments. Read below to learn more about Care& Family Health clinic’s prenatal and postpartum services.

If you feel like you are coming down with a sinus or throat infection and are without antibiotics, a simple mouthwash/gargle solution and nasal spray can be easily prepared at home.

Take your healthcare into your own hands and be proactive for the new year ahead.

A step by step guide on how to boost your immune system and lessen the adverse effects of Covid 19.

Care& Family Health is pleased to announce the launch of blood work and blood tests on-site at its clinic in Yorkville. As of today, April 5, 2021, all annual subscribers can book appointments for blood work and tests as requisitioned by Care& Nurse Practitioners through the Care& iOS and Android App, and through the Care& online portal.

March is National Nutrition Month and we want to bring awareness to the importance of healthy eating. Healthy habits look different for everyone and we encourage you to explore how your unique habits can impact your lifestyle. ⁠Although nutrition can be overwhelming, by starting your journey at home, healthy practices can evolve into healthy habits.

There is a lot of information lately about telemedicine and this technology has come to the forefront due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to tell you why we are different from our competitors and we believe that telemedicine cannot be a standalone service for healthcare.

Considering birth control? You’re probably overwhelmed by all the options available. While most types of contraceptives have the same end game, each one offers its own unique benefits. We at Care& Family Health offer this article as a guide to help you discover which type of contraceptive is right for you.

Prime Minister Trudeau said recently in a press briefing that “equal access is ‘foundational’ to Canada’s health-care system”. But with upheaval in Ontario’s testing system, assessment centre volumes dropping due to lack of appointment availability, other provinces and cross-border private facilities bailing Ontario out of their backlog and positivity rates rising, Health Canada remains steadfast that private health clinics cannot and should not have equal access to COVID-19 tests for patients.

A quick and simple check-up is one of the best ways to stay healthy and prevent future health problems. However, certain factors and lifestyle barriers can convince you to avoid scheduling one. But you shouldn’t.

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe, and as cases rise, most people are being urged to follow social distancing guidelines and remain at home as much as possible. With Care& Family Health’s app, you can schedule a telehealth consult with a Nurse Practitioner (NP) and get treatment and advice for your anxiety without ever leaving home.

A new form of coronavirus is making its way around the globe, and as of February 4, 2020, there have been five confirmed cases of coronavirus here in Canada. While this may seem alarming, there are ways to limit potential exposure to the virus. Read on to learn more about coronavirus and how Care& Family Health can help keep you and your loved ones safe with our telemedicine call service.

Traveling, whether it’s for a family vacation or to study abroad, is a great experience that can be life-changing. But to make sure your trip is a safe and healthy one, you should get a travel consultation at Care& Family Health. Our team of highly trained nurse practitioners can help keep you and your loved ones safe by making sure you get the required vaccinations and that you’re prepared to handle any potential health risks.

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