5 ways football is good for your health

Research has proven that almost all forms of exercise are excellent for your health, and football is certainly no exception. Not only is playing football a fun hobby, but it is also a wonderful form of exercise, contributing to strength build-up as well as cardio fitness. So while a lot of people play football because […]

Mobile Addiction & Mental Health Clinic Starts in Cornwall on March 7th 2022

Mobile Addiction & Mental Health Clinic Starts in Cornwall on March 7th 2022

March 1, 2022 – Recovery Care is working with Cornwall Community Hospital’s (CCH) Community Addiction and Mental Health Services to improve access to addictions care for vulnerable or underserved areas in Cornwall by launching a new mobile clinic. The mobile clinic will provide individuals a variety of services under one roof, including assessment, support, education and […]

Cornwall Community Hospital ( CCH ) Seeking Input on Strategic Plan

Cornwall Community Hospital ( CCH ) Seeking Input on Strategic Plan

DECEMBER 6, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is embarking on the development of its 2022-2027 Strategic Plan and will be spending the next several weeks gathering input from various stakeholders including staff, physicians, patients, family caregivers, community service and healthcare providers, governments, and members of community. Interested individuals can provide input on the next […]

CCH Given Award for Organ/Tissue Donation Efforts in Cornwall Ontario

CCH Given Award for Organ/Tissue Donation Efforts in Cornwall Ontario

November 24, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) was recognized by Ontario Health (Trillium Gift of Life Network) for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in 2020/21. CCH was presented with the Eligible Approach Rate Award for meeting or exceeding the eligible approach rate target of 90% set […]

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry For Kids Adds Options for Parents. By Mary Anne Pankhurst

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry For Kids Adds Options for Parents.  By Mary Anne Pankhurst

NOVEMBER 8, 2021 – Learning that there are specialized sleep dentistry services offered in Cornwall for young, anxious, special needs, and autistic kids is news. But to understand further how Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids can solve the problem of longer-than-usual pandemic-related wait times for similar services offered at CCH could be critical info for […]

CCH to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Visitors.

CCH to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Visitors.

OCTOBER 29, 2021 – For the protection of staff, physicians, and vulnerable patients, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will require visitors and essential care partners to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to enter the hospital starting November 1, 2021. This will not apply to patients. By implementing this direction, CCH joins other hospitals in […]

Freshco Claims EOHU Allows Cashiers to Wear Faceshields Only as Variants Land in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig

Freshco Claims EOHU Allows Cashiers to Wear Faceshields Only as Variants Land in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – CFN collates Covid-19 info on our main facebook page. As many know, yours truly has been focused on Covid since December 2019 and trying, many times facing abuse, to get authorities and stores in Cornwall to take the Pandemic seriously. Many times it feels like Noah’s Ark meets Groundhog Day. While […]

Reasons Why CBD Oil Is So Popular with Seniors in Canada

Reasons Why CBD Oil Is So Popular with Seniors in Canada

There are few products in the health and wellness arena that have caused more of a stir in the last few years than CBD. The cannabinoid is today hailed as a natural and holistic treatment with the potential to alleviate the symptoms of an array of chronic mental and physical health conditions. While CBD oil […]

Different Types of DNA Tests

As medical technologies become more and more available to the general public, DNA tests have become a household source of entertainment. Years ago, DNA testing was reserved for police investigations, paternity tests, and trashy daytime television. However, you can now order a DNA kit straight to your front door. For the most part, people have […]

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus 031220

BREAKING: Cornwall Woman States She’s in Quarantine at CCH for Possible COVID 19 Coronavirus  031220

We all knew it was a matter of when. Minutes ago information came to CFN that a woman had posted on social media that she was in Quarantine at the Cornwall Community Hospital for a possible case of the COVID 19 Coronavirus. We were able to reach her in her hospital room where she stated […]

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus. By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

Cornwall Ontario Guide to Surviving COVID 19 Coronavirus.  By Jamie Gilcig 03052020

I’ve been working on this for nearly two weeks as more info and developments keep occurring. As many who have been following this pandemic know it’s evolving and spreading with confirmed cases as close as Montreal. The biggest hurdle for public safety is that people don’t have to be exhibiting symptoms to be contagious. So […]

Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto Confirms 1st WUHAN Coronavirus Patient in Canada 012520

Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto Confirms 1st WUHAN Coronavirus Patient in Canada 012520

Extensive Protocols in Place to Detect and Contain Cases TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced Ontario’s first presumptive confirmed case of Wuhan novel coronavirus in Toronto. On Thursday, January 23, 2020, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre admitted a patient brought in by paramedics who presented with fever and respiratory […]

Dispelling Myths of Anti Vax & Homeopathy Medical Voodoo by Mary Anne Pankhurst

Dispelling Myths of Anti Vax & Homeopathy Medical Voodoo by Mary Anne Pankhurst

By Mary Anne Pankhurst – April 15, 2019 It’s World Autism Month, a perfect time to help foster greater understanding and support for the people in our lives who are on the spectrum. But it’s also an opportunity to dispel myths. Especially that cobwebbed carry-over from a now 20-year-old, fraudulent study that involved 12 children, […]

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

Epic Measles Outbreaks Signifies Importance of Vaccinations by Mary Anne Pankhurst 092118

PORT HOPE ON – Last month’s news about the biggest measles outbreak in living memory still has me on edge. In case you haven’t heard, 41,000 children and adults across Europe were sickened – between January and June alone – 37 people are dead, and the outbreak isn’t over yet. Beyond imagining the great human […]

Ottawa Heart Institute Inaugurates State of The Art Building Expansion 032318

Ottawa Heart Institute Inaugurates State of The Art Building Expansion 032318

  OTTAWA, March 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At an Official Inauguration Ceremony held today at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Dr. Thierry Mesana, President and CEO, joined Yasir Naqvi, Ontario’s Attorney General and MPP for Ottawa Centre, Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure and MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change […]