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New Year's Day Closure Notice

Parkdale CHC will be closed on Tuesday January 1st for New Year's Day.

Have a great holiday!


Programming Updates for December

Here's what's new for December:

  • Parkdale CHC will be closed at 12PM on Monday December 24th, all day on Tuesday December 25th and Wednesday December 26th, and at 12PM on Monday December 31st.
  • The Gentle Exercise Class will be cancelled throughout the month of December and will resume on Friday January 18th.
  • The Living Well Lunch Club will take place on Monday December 10th at 12:30PM.
  • The Healthy Smiles Ontario Dental Clinic will be closed on Monday December 24th, Tuesday December 25th, Wednesday December 26th, and Monday December 31st.
  • As Parkdale CHC will be closed on Tuesday December 25th and January 1st, ordered placed for the Good Food Box on Tuesday December 18th will be available for pickup on Tuesday January 8th.
  • Seniors programming will cease for the holidays from Wednesday December 12th until the end of  January 2013. Programs will resume in February.
  • There will be no Hungarian and Roma Drop-In on Monday December 24th or Monday December 31st.

For more information, please visit our Program Calendar and filter by program under the drop down menu.

Happy holidays everyone!


Student placement opening for January 2013

We are currently accepting applications for one student to work in our harm reduction program starting in January 2013. Previous placements or employment with a harm reduction program, drop in, or within the supportive housing sector are all assets. For more information on how to apply, please visit our Student Placement section.


Panel Discussion on Trans Health Care

Parkdale Community Health Centre invites you to a Panel Discussion on Trans Health Care. This discussion will be moderated by Rebecca Hammond and will feature Morgan Page, Syrus Marcus Ware, Yegi Dadui and a local Parkdale community member as speakers.

Join us on  Tuesday November 20th, 1-3PM in the  Large Group Room at Parkdale Community Health Centre, 1229 Queen Street W (at Dufferin).

For more information please contact Jacub Fernandes at 416-537-2455, ext. 271, or Connie Collinson at 416-537-0275, ext. 232.

Refreshments will be provided. Venue and washrooms are wheelchair accessible. We regret that we are unable to provide ASL services for this event.

We hope to see you there!

 

 


Did you get your flu shot?

During flu season, Parkdale CHC is pleased to offer free flu shots to registered clients and members of the general public six months of age or older. A health card is not required.

If you are a registered client, you can get your flu shot at Parkdale Community Health Centre by:

1) Booking an appointment with your health care provider. Please call 416.537.2455 or visit our second floor reception.
2) Asking your provider for a flu shot during a regular appointment visit.
3) Asking for a flu shot when you come to the drop-in.

If you are not a registered client:

You can get your flu shot at Parkdale Community Health Centre by coming to our weekly flu shot clinic held on Friday mornings from 10AM-12PM. You do not need to be a client of the Health Centre and you do not need to have a health card to get a flu shot.

Flu shots are administered on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Celebrate World Diabetes Day with Parkdale CHC

Join Parkdale CHC as we celebrate World Diabetes Day on Monday November 12th from 9:30AM to 4:00pm. This all day event will feature:

- Blood pressure and blood sugar testing
- Exercises and stretches led by a physiotherapist
- Cooking demo
- Performance by a drumming group
- Performance by a comedian
- Informative booths and hands-on activities

We hope to see you there!


Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Closure

Parkdale CHC will be closed on Saturday October 6th and Monday October 8th for Thanksgiving.

Have a fantastic and safe holiday weekend!


October Programming Updates

The Living Well Lunch Club will take place on Monday October 22nd from 11:30AM to 2PM. Please note the date change (this group usually takes place on the second Monday of the month).

Steps Across Parkdale will be cancelled on Wednesday October 10th.

The LGBTQ Drop-In runs every Tuesday from 2-4PM.

There will be a hearing clinic for seniors on Friday October 12th. For more information, or to book an appointment, please call Sandra G. at 416-537-2455, extension 238.

Would you like to learn more about what programs and services Parkdale CHC has to offer? Please visit our Programs and Services page to learn more! You can also browse through our Program Calendar to view a schedule of the month's events, filtered by program area.


Parkdale Eats Cookoff: Wednesday September 19th after our Annual General Meeting

Can Parkdale be a place for foodies of all income levels?

The challenge:

  • Three Parkdale chefs (from Parts & Labour, Barque, and Local Kitchen) will create an affordable and tasty meal for a family of four on a budget of $10 or less.
  • All food, spices, and seasonings must be purchased in Parkdale.
  • Food can be prepared using only toaster ovens, hot plates, microwaves, and kettles!

Join us on Wednesday September 19th, 2012 at the Gladstone Hotel, located at 1214 Queen Street West (at Gladstone Avenue).

6:00 p.m: Parkdale CHC Annual General Meeting

7:00 p.m: Parkdale Eats Cookoff

For more info call Beth at 416.537.2455, ext. 309.

For more information, please click here to read about the AGM or click here to download the event poster.

Follow us on Twitter: @ParkdaleCHC, hashtag #parkdaleats.


PCHC Annual General Meeting: Wednesday September 19th at the Gladstone Hotel

You're invited to join us at our Annual General meeting on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Gladstone Hotel, located at 1214 Queen Street West.

For more information, please click here to download the 2012 AGM Poster.
To RSVP, please contact Beth Wierzbicki: 416-537-2455 ext. 309 or  beth.wierzbicki@pchc.on.ca.