Today is World Diabetes Day

The statistics below reflect the prevalence of diabetes in Canada.  The Barrie and Community Family Health Team works to improve health outcomes for adults living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes by providing education that supports individual learning and...

November is Falls Prevention Month

  Simple Tips to Prevent Falls: Remove clutter and tripping hazards. Remove anything that may cause you to trip – throw rugs, cords or cables, boxes, newspapers, spilled liquids etc. Install grab bars and handrails. This is especially important on stairs...

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day, observed on 10 October, is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year, the theme is suicide prevention.  The Barrie and Community Family Health Team offers multiple...

Seniors and Malnutrition

Our Registered Dietitians work with seniors, their families and healthcare professionals to reduce the risk of malnutrition. To learn more about our services, please visit our Nutrition page and check out our many nutrition-based educational classes under the Info...

Breastfeeding Support

Did you know that the Barrie and Community Family Team offers breastfeeding support services at our Prenatal and Well Baby Clinic?  Our Lactation Consultants will assist you in meeting your breastfeeding goals, whether you are just beginning or are wishing to...