Group Health Centre

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Willow Ave

Service: Algoma Respiratory Education Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides screening, assessment, treatment, education and support to individuals who suffer from a respiratory illness or disease 
  • Assists individuals who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), or need screening for lung disease
 
Helps individuals with COPD: 
  • Learn how COPD affects the lungs 
  • Recognize chest infections and the steps to take 
  • Manage stress 
  • Follow a healthy diet 
  • Quit smoking 
  • Medications and how to take them
 
For individuals with asthma, the program helps with the following: 
  • How to use puffers and take prescribed medication 
  • How to avoid exposure to triggers 
  • Importance of not smoking 
  • Warning signs and symptoms of reactions to watch for and how to know allergic and non-allergic triggers 
  • Managing asthma using an Action Plan and peak flow monitoring
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Individuals who have, or are at risk of developing, respiratory problems
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-541-2670
Fax 705-541-2298
Website www.ghc.on.ca
Site Location Group Health Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 83 Willow Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 5B1
 
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Intersection Willow Ave and McNabb St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)