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November 16, 2021

Dignitaries put shovels in the ground at future site of the new South East Grey Community Health Centre in Dundalk

Dundalk Health Centre dig ceremony.

Premier Doug Ford visited Dundalk and Alliston on Monday, November 15.

Premier Ford, and Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, met with healthcare works in Dundalk, and visited the future site of the new South East Grey Community Health Centre. Premier Ford joined with MPP Walker to announce that the government is investing $275,000 to support the planning of South East Grey Community Health Centre’s (SEGCHC) new Dundalk community health centre. The grant will help the new community health centre project move ahead.

“We are helping communities meet their unique health care needs,” said Premier Ford. “Our government isn’t waiting. We’re getting shovels in the ground.”

The proposal would see a new 14,000 – 15,000 square foot clinic built in Dundalk. The clinic is planned to provide primary care, mental health, social and home care services. Last year, the project received a $1 million donation from FLATO Developments.

“This is great news for our community. I’m thrilled the Premier took the time to personally deliver this exciting news,” said Walker. “I’m looking forward to this project taking the next steps, and the positive impacts this new facility will have on the healthcare of the people we serve in Southgate and the surrounding area.”

Prior to the official announcement, Premier Ford toured the current health clinic and met with staff of the facility. Later, he was joined by officials from the Township of Southgate, SEGCHC, FLATO and community members to see the site of the new clinic.

Doug Ford at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston

Premier Doug Ford toured the facilities at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston.

Doug Ford at Matthews House in Alliston

Premier Doug Ford visited Matthews House Hospice in Alliston.


In Alliston, the Premier and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones toured the Stevenson Memorial Hospital, where the province has invested over $100,000 to ensure they are able to provide the CT scans the community needs. While in Alliston, the Premier and Solicitor General also visited Matthews House Hospice.

 


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