The LGCFHT Celebrates Earth Day by Participating in Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up

Gloves on for community partnerships! The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) recognized Earth Day last Friday afternoon by participating in the Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up. To celebrate this global initiative, over 20 LGCFHT staff members tidied the grounds surrounding the LGCFHT building, the Brockville Police Service station, and a nearby creek. With reusable gloves, garbage bags and recycling bags in hand, staff members spent 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. beautifying the area. “Not only was this event a great way to clean-up our community and celebrate Earth Day, but it was an excellent team-building activity,” said Jenny Lane, LGCFHT Executive Director. “We’d like to thank

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Back Dr. Marla Shapiro for HPV Learning

On Thursday, April 20, the Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) welcomed back celebrity Dr. Marla Shapiro to its Brockville site for a lunchtime learning opportunity about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Shapiro, who met with the team in February to discuss herpes zoster (shingles), spoke to more than 20 staff members about emerging clinical data on HPV and optimizing counselling to improve immunization rates in women. According to Linda Bisonette, LGCFHT Clinical Program Manager, Shapiro’s event was scheduled to the delight of the clinic’s physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, management and staff. “We are so pleased that Dr. Shapiro could offer this excellent learning

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