Record #: CWD2501
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 Sep 2020


Description (Service) 2020 Flu Shot Clinics Regional clinics will be opening to all residents with a valid health card at the following locations:
  • Stayner
  • Creemore
  • Wasaga Beach
  • Collingwood
Access to online booking will be available Oct 19, 2020 and appointments will begin Nov 2, 2020
Refer to separate record for more details

COVID-19 Response
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgian Bay Family Health Team continues to provide the majority of its services virtually. Contact your family doctor or nurse practitioner to access a referral to any of the programs.
Single Session counselling is open to everyone - call 705-444-5885 to self refer
Call seven days a week, 9 am-8 pm to book next appointment

Regular Service:
The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) is a regional, primary health care team set up to provide collaborative health care to the Georgian Bay population. The team consists of Doctors; Nurse Practitioners; Registered Nurses; Occupational Therapists; a Health Promoter; Registered Dietitians; Mental Health Counsellors.

Area residents have access to GBFHT's services by getting a referral from their GBFHT Family Physician (only patients of affiliated physicians may be referred). Family physician referral also required for most clinics. GBFHT is the regional Diabetes Education Centre (DEC). All patients with diabetes regardless of who their family doctor is may be seen at the DEC.

Services include:

Counselling: Individual and marital counselling available, including child and youth mental health counsellors for short-term mental healthcare. Patients 16 years and under can be helped with anxiety, depression, anger, acting out, conflicts with parents/siblings, addictions, as well as problems with school and socialization. Offers one-on-one or family sessions. Single session counselling available without appointment on first come, first served basis.

  • Adult Counselling
  • Child/Youth Counselling
  • Diabetes Care and education
  • Nutritional Counselling
  • Chronic Disease Self Management Program
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Hypertension Clinic
  • Heart Failure Clinic
  • Cardiac Care Clinic
  • Wound Care Clinic
  • Ontario Telemedicine Network participant
  • Teen Sexual Health Clinic
  • Well Woman Clinic
Falls Prevention:
The family health team assists seniors with preventing falls or recovering from falls by providing:
  • fall risk assessment/screening at annual physicals including basic falls prevention advice
  • after a fall, identifying the cause of the fall and helping patients develop strategies to prevent future falls
  • referral to other falls prevention programs or services
  • regular medication reviews
  • basic vision assessments and reminders at annual physicals to have regular biannual eye exams
The Georgian Bay Family Health Team is a member of the Staying Independent Falls Prevention Coalition (SIFPC)

Service Details

Public Comments Physicians within the GBFHT service area may be accepting new patients at their respective practices. See main page of website for contact office details.
Hours Mon 8 am-6 pm, Tue 8 am-5 pm, Wed 8 am-7 pm, Thu 8 am-6 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm

Same Day Single Counselling: Wed 9 am-12 noon, 2 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach
Eligibility Some programs or services require referral by GBFHT family doctors, call for more details

Residency Requirements: The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) covers a 35 Km area around the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH)
Application Appointment required. Physician referral is required for some programs or clinics. Walk in for single session same day counselling.
Languages English
Fees None ; Services are covered by OHIP.

Address and Location

Located In Community Collingwood
Address & Map
The Collingwood Medical Centre; 186 Erie St
Ste 100
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 4T3
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-444-5885
Fax 705-444-1393
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Primary Contact Shannon Jones, Executive Assistant
Mailing Address The Collingwood Medical Centre; 186 Erie St 
Ste 100 
Collingwood, ON 
Canada L9Y 4T3

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