EMR System Down Currently

Our Electronic medical records (EMR) system is currently down. Patients are still being seen for their appointments today. Phones will not be answered until our system is back up and running. We will post updates as we have them.

Our FREE programs will continue to be delivered online Winter & Spring of 2022.

Owen Sound— December 2021 — The Owen Sound Family Health Team is announcing their winter program line up – Virtually “We are still offering the same great programs this winter as we normally do and we will be continuing to offer them online.” said Rona Cobean (RN), Programs Manager at OSFHT. “Giving our community the […]

Wart Treatment

Understanding Warts: Warts are common skin growths caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. They can appear on various parts of the body, including the hands, feet, and genital area. Warts are typically non-cancerous and harmless, but they can be unsightly and cause discomfort. There are different types: common, genital, and plantar. Wart Treatment Coverage in Ontario: OHIP covers […]

Did you know…. Uninsured Services.

. Did you know some of the services you request from your Physician are not covered by OHIP. We have listed the fees here on our website.The fees are based on the Ontario Medical Association’s suggested fees as per January 2023.  For more information about what OHIP covers please visit the Ontario.ca website 

Ear Syringing

. DID YOU KNOW…. Ear Syringing  Routine ear syringing is no longer covered by OHIP. Therefore, it is recommended to try these methods initially. In case they prove unsuccessful, it is advisable to consult your healthcare team. Elective ear syringing is an option at a cost of $40  Understanding Earwax and Earwax Impaction  Earwax is […]

Pride Month: OSFHT is an Inclusive Sanctuary for the LGBTQI+ Community

. Pride Month: OSFHT is an Inclusive Sanctuary for the LGBTQIA+ Community At OSFHT, we take immense pride in providing an inclusive and secure space for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our website is dedicated to fostering a welcoming environment where individuals can express their identities without fear of discrimination or prejudice. We understand […]

Travel Vaccines

Do you need a vaccine to travel this spring? Visit Find a travel health clinic – Travel.gc.ca to find a location in your area to get your travel vaccines and find out which ones you need.

Notice of Data Security Incident

On July 11, 2022, we first became aware that an unauthorized third-party had accessed our network and promptly responded by taking our systems offline and launching an investigation, including engaging cyber security experts to assist in these efforts. We learned from our investigation that the incident may have resulted in the unauthorized access of your […]

GBHS’ Mental Health Programming Changes

As of April 25, 2022, these will come into effect: Walk-In Support Services: Access to Clinical Social Workers and Registered Psychotherapists will be available to provide single session psychotherapy at various sites. Please see attached flyer for service times and locations. The Walk-In Support is run on a first-come-first-served basis. No referral required. Group Based […]

COVID-19 antiviral treatment

Antiviral treatment (Paxlovid) is available for higher-risk individuals with COVID-19 Who should get this treatment?  Use Ontario’s antiviral screener tool to help determine if you should be assessed for treatment: covid-19.ontario.ca/covid-treatment-screener  Paxlovid is given to people who are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19. Your risk of serious illness is determined based on a […]