A community health center will be built for the Timmins area

TIMMINS, ONT. — A new health care facility is being built for the Center de santé communautaire de Timmins (CSC Timmins), a dedicated site that will consolidate health services under one roof for Francophone patients and families in Timmins and surroundings.

The Ontario government is investing more than $10 million in the facility and is working with CSC Timmins to move to the next stage of the planning process, which includes designing the new facility and assessing how the project can further help meet the health care needs of patients and residents. in the area, a statement said.

CSC Timmins currently offers programs and services such as primary health care, mental health, and addictions and chronic disease services in two temporary locations.

The provincial government’s investment will allow the team to operate in a new, modern facility and expand services to include child rearing, physiotherapy and psychology services, the statement added.

“Through this new facility, patients will be able to access a wide variety of health services under one roof, all in their language,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forests, in a press release.

“Not only will the new facility make healthcare more accessible, it will also help improve patient outcomes. »

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