Algonquin Family Health Team

Site: Huntsville - Howland Building

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the office will be closed to the public until further notice * Appointments will be conducted virtually (by phone or video) * All group programs are temporarily on hold

Regular Service:
Medical care team focused on family and community health * coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries or illness * team includes family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, mental health therapists, respiratory therapist and dietitian

Programs and Specialty Care Teams:

Hope Huntsville Palliative Care:
Provides quality end-of-life care to patients and families with an advanced progressive illness

Geriatric Care:
* Provides a comprehensive assessment and assists seniors with complex health problems.
* family and caregiver support related to senior's care including: depression * dementia, confusion * memory * falls * medication problems
* has a geriatric outreach team to provide care in home

Pulmonary Rehab/Asthma/Smoking Cessation:
Offers self-management programs for people and their families who live with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), as well as smoking cessation.

Dietitian services:
Offers assistance to patients with:
* Weight management
* Elevated cholesterol
* Diabetes prevention
* Irritable bowel disease and other digestive disorders
* Childhood nutrition
* Sport nutrition
* Healthy eating on a budget

Mental Health Therapy services:
Counselling program offers short term counselling to adults, children, and youth for issues such as:
* Anxiety
* Depression
* Grief
* Couple issues
* Stress

Primary Care services:
Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses offer chronic disease management and health promotion programs in the doctor’s offices of the Algonquin Family Health Team.

Other AFHT programs and services offered at our satellite office at The Summit Center – Wellness Hub include: Healthy Heart Program * Mobile Active Healthy Aging * Nurse Practitioner *Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Phone: 705-789-5986 or Fax: 705-789-2809

The Muskoka Community Health Hub – Dorset:
Provides primary and episodic care to local and seasonal residents. Not a walk-in clinic. Located at 1096 Main St, Dorset, ON P0A 1E0 Phone: 705-766-0866 for more information.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Some evening appointments available, call Howland Building at 705-787-0846 or the Wellness Hub at 705-789-5986 for information
Areas Served Huntsville - and surrounding area
Eligibility Children, Youth, Adults, Seniors who have a Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner within the Family Health Team
Application Call for appointment or obtain referral from physician as appropriate.
Languages English
Fees Most services covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Site Location Howland Building on campus of Huntsville District Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Huntsville
Address & Map
Howland Building
100 Frank Miller Dr
Huntsville, ON P1H 1H7
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Intersection NW corner of Muskoka Rd 3 and Hwy 60
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-787-0846
Fax 705-787-1948
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Primary Contact Valerie Booker, Administrative Assistant - Howland Building (Main office); Phone: ext 200
Primary Executive Janine van den Heuvel, Executive Director; Phone: ext 203
Alternate Executive Dr Melanie Mar, Lead Physician, Algonquin FHT; Phone: 705-789-4377

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