What's New

Our Friend and Colleague, Shawn Rumble, Passed Away
June 10, 2024
It is with a heavy heart we confirm the passing of Shawn Rumble, Therapist. As his friend and colleague, we ask for some time for the Centre to grieve and to arrange for continued services for Shawn's clients.  Please know that our clients are very important to us and a representative from the Centre will be in touch with Shawn's clients as soon as we can.  Shawn will be greatly missed.

Rick van der Heide, Primary Health Services Director
June 04, 2024
As of June 1st Rick van der Heide officially takes on his new role as Primary Health Services Director.  This senior leadership position was previously held by now retired, Kate Dymock. With moving into a senior leadership role at the Centre and after nearly 20 years as our Chiropodist, Rick steps away from Chiropody at WECHC to begin this new chapter in his career.  Please help us congratulate Rick!  And, unfortunately, in the interim, chiropody services will not be accepting clients while the Centre explores service and recruiting options.

Centre Closed for Staff Event on June 12, 2024
June 03, 2024
The Centre will be closed all day on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 for a staff event.

Annual General Meeting
May 30, 2024
The West Elgin Community Health Centre's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 5:30 p.m. at the HUB in West Lorne.  If you wish to attend, please RSVP by Tuesday, June 18th by phone or email.  The details are on the poster below.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Happy Nurses Week 2024
May 06, 2024
With gratitude we celebrate our valued nurses at the Centre:  Krista, Lindsay, Janelle, Julie, Heather, Katrina, Shelbey, Sami, Sarah, Hailey, Stephanie, and Debi!

First Five West Elgin
April 29, 2024
The Centre's Paediatric Outreach Program (First Five West Elgin) is now receiving clients! First Five West Elgin is a new community-based service intended to meet the care needs of unattached paediatric clients between the ages 0-5 across Elgin County and beyond. The goal is to increase access to preventative and health promotion care and services, specifically for infants and children without access to primary care, including equity-seeking populations living in rural communities.  Note: First Five West Elgin paediatric clients are not rostered to the CHC.

Service Interruption April 25th: No Dynacare Lab Services at the Centre
April 22, 2024
Dynacare Lab Services will not be available at the Centre on Thursday, April 25, 2024.  Dynacare sincerely apologizes for the inconvenience.  Further details, including alternate locations, are listed in the attached poster.

Volunteer Spotlight
April 09, 2024
This month the Centre celebrates the Caring Crafters!  This group knits and crochets unique, cozy items for folks in our community in need. Thank you Maria, Margaret, Marie, Mary and Rosalina!

Dynacare Lab Services - Service Interruption
April 03, 2024
Dynacare Lab Services will not be available at the Centre on Thursday, April 11th.  Dynacare sincerely apologizes for the inconvenience.  

Dynacare Lab Services at the Centre
March 04, 2024
Unfortunately, Dynacare Lab Services are not available at the Centre on Thursday, March 4, 2024.  Dynacare apologizes for the inconvenience.