OPEN LETTER: A Call for Justice: Race-Based Data Collection in the COVID-19 Context

On an April 10th briefing, Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr. Williams was asked about collecting race and socio-demographic data.  This question was prompted in response to efforts that black leaders in the Black Health Alliance initiated by issuing an open letter – calling for collection of these data informed by long standing advocacy …

Coronavirus Service Update: Adjusted Hours of Operation

APRIL 10TH, 2020 A STATUTORY HOLIDAY; ALL OF OUR SITES ARE CLOSED! We have now reduced our service hours and services. If you answer yes to any of these questions, please do not come to the health centre but go home and self-isolate: Have you travelled in the last 14 days or have been in …

Coronavirus Service Update: ALL CLIENTS REQUIRE PHONE SCREENING

PLEASE DO NOT DROP INTO OUR OFFICE FOR ANY REASONS. All clients require phone screening before ANY appointments. Any upcoming appointment may be cancelled or changed to a virtual one; you will be informed if this happens.  Your provider’s call may come from a blocked number – please answer it. If directed by your provider, …

Coronavirus Update: Postponing Non-urgent Appointments

Please note, in order to help protect our clients and others during this time, we will be postponing all non-urgent in-person appointments until further notice. We are also screening all clients at the door.  This is for everyone’s safety and the safety of others. During this time, please try to keep washing your hands, stay …

Client Experience Survey 2020

If you are a client of Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre, we are interested in hearing from you! We are conducting client experience surveys to help us improve the care that we provide. This survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. As you answer these questions, keep in mind the programs and services that …

Donations Needed: Basic Survival Kits

We’re asking for support in collecting much-needed items for our basic survival kits. Below is a list of item requests from our coordinators that are required for winter survival kits: Clean backpacks Sleeping Bags Scarves Gloves Mitts Hats Hand Warmers To donate to the Queen West site the contact person can be Dana Luchsinger dluchsinger@pqwchc.ca …