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Health Unit to Host Addiction Treatment Rapid Access Clinic

addiction225The Grey Bruce Health Unit will host an addiction treatment rapid access clinic in Owen Sound as part of a new integrated approach to addiction services in Grey Bruce.

Opening this fall, the clinic will see patients within seven days of discharge from an Emergency Department. The clinic physician will provide ongoing support including counselling, withdrawal medication and connecting the patient with community support programs.

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Auto Dealer Supports Hospital Campaign


Ryan Carson, General Manager of Peninsula Ford, centre, presents $25,000 for the Hospital Campaign to volunteers Doug Grahlman and Jan Chamberlain. The gift will support Campaign projects at GBHS hospitals in Meaford, Owen Sound and Southampton.