What's Happening at the Clinic


  • DRIVE THRU FLU CLINIC ON NOV 10TH
    ONLY FOR PATIENTS OF ATHENS DISTRICT FAMILY HEALTH TEAM
    9:30 - 12:00 & 1:30 - 4:00
    (DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY)

    LOCATION:  FREE METHODIST CHURCH, 58 ELGIN ST., ATHENS
    BRING YOUR HEALTH CARD AND WEAR A MASK
    FLU SHOT WILL BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH CAR WINDOW
    DO NOT COME TO FLU CLINIC IF YOU ARE UNWELL OR HAVE ANY COVID SYMPTOMS
    Our office will be closed for appointments or phone calls on this day


    GET YOUR FLU SHOT !    
    For Flu Facts visit  
    https://www.ontario.ca/page/flu-facts

     
    As changes with COVID 19 keep evolving and changing rapidly we have set up a new 
    Athens District Family Health Team 

    Facebook page 

    with regular updating information 
    (press link below)
     
    https://www.facebook.com/Athens-District-Family-Health-Team-106736470961084/?view_public_for=106736470961084

    COVID-19 
    Please note our Office Process changes and see new tab on website devoted to COVID information
     
    In the midst of the continuing developments with COVID-19 Pandemic, we are doing our best to provide timely health care, while considering the safety of our Athens Family Health Team (ADFHT) patients, employees and community.  We are implementing changes to reduce unnecessary in person office visits. 
    Please do not walk into the office without an appointment. 

    The Corona Virus (COVID-19) requirements in healthcare keep changing rapidly.  Please note changes in how we currently deliver services below: 
    • Please do not walk into the office, please CALL first if you have questions or concerns about your health
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    • We are providing phone appointments and if you need to see in person, you will be scheduled for an in-office appointment
    • For scheduled in-office appointments please arrive on time.  Do not arrive early for any appointments as we are scheduling so that no patient to patient contact, so not come early, come alone (one helper if needed), do not bring children to your appointment.  We are screening everyone coming in the building for appointments for fever and symptoms upon their arrival.  
    • Please be assured that our exam rooms are being disinfected after each patient visit and common areas are disinfected frequently.
    • Evening clinics will remain open for now, however the door will be locked, again no walk ins.  Please KNOCK on the door as we are screening each person entering the building.
    • LifeLabs remains open in our building by appointment only, after screening when booking.   
    • If you are experiencing mild symptoms (fever, cough) please self-quarantine at home in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus, especially to the more vulnerable population.
     
    Mental Health Counselling & Dietitian back in office 
    We realize this can certainly be a stressful time for many and you may be experiencing anxiety.  Our counsellor Mitch Talasan from LLGAMH Rapid Access Counselling is now back in office seeing patients.  
    We also have Dietitian Allison Smith back in office and can help you with dietary information and education.  Call today and book an appointment. 

     
     
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Health Information

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    PRESCRIPTION RENEWALS - 7 days notice
    Patients please plan ahead


    If you require a renewal of your prescription medication please call your pharmacy and ask them to fax the request to our office. 
    We require 7 days to process renewal requests so ensure you monitor your medications
    and plan ahead when you see your medications starting to run low.