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Join us for our annual celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week which will be taking place Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20.

Quest CHC will be one of 108 community-governed primary healthcare organizations across Ontario taking part in this annual celebration, with the theme Health Equity at the Centre.

The week-long series of events will highlight the need to put health equity at the centre of decision- and policy-making in the province. The week will also spotlight the many ways community-governed primary healthcare organizations work to advance health equity in their communities.

Quest CHC will celebrate this week by hosting a variety of activities. The events range from client-centred health promotion and harm reduction activities such as the Screen for Life Mobile Cancer Screening Coach and Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Training, to advocacy and public education initiatives such as the Matices: “Temporary” Migration in Canada Documentary Screening about migrant agriculture workers experience in Niagara.

Date/Time Event Other information
Mon. Oct. 16th

1:30 – 3:00pm

Keep Calm and Carry Naloxone with Despina and Breanne

(For  clients of Quest CHC)

Are you or someone you know at risk of an opioid overdose? Come learn about overdose prevention, recognition and response. After the training you will be given a free naloxone kit that can be used in an opioid-related emergency. Come learn how you can save a life.
Tues. Oct. 17th

1:30 – 4:00pm

Diabetic Foot Class with Amy B. and Sandra

(For  clients of Quest CHC)

Diabetic? Come in to get your feet assessed and learn how to perform foot exams on your own. We will even give you all the equipment you will need to bring home with you!
Wed. Oct. 18th

1:30 – 3:30pm

Matices: “Temporary” Migration in Canada Screening with Despina and Kylie

(For  clients of Quest CHC and community members)

Do you want to learn more about the what it takes to produce the fruits and vegetables you see in the grocery store? Come watch a documentary about the experience of migrant agricultural workers  (MAWs) in Niagara. The screening will be followed up with an Q&A session to further discuss the barriers and obstacles MAWs face and what can be done to address them.
Thurs. Oct. 19th and

Fri. Oct. 20th

9:00am – 3:00pm

Parked on Vine Street across from Quest parking lot.

Mobile Cancer Screening Coach with Screen for Life Staff

(For  clients of Quest CHC and community members)

Are you due for routine colon, breast or cervical cancer screening? Or are you interested in the taking a tour of the mobile screening coach? Come drop by the convenient coach parked outside the centre to get as many cancer screens as you need/want completed. No appointment or referral needed.
Thurs. Oct. 19th

1:00 – 4:00pm

Silver Spire United Church

Cooking Class with Amy B., Jaime and Erin

(For  clients of Quest CHC)

Want to learn simple and inexpensive recipes? Come join us for a  cooking class. You will sample the yummy food and share with others at the Community Celebration.
Fri. Oct. 20th

11:30am – 1:00pm

Community Celebration

(Require a ticket to attend. Tickets will be given out at events throughout the week)

Celebrate the finale of Community Health and Wellbeing Week. We will be enjoying tasty food prepared by the Cooking Class and celebrate the recipients of the Health Equity Hero Awards.
Thurs. Oct. 26th

7:00 – 10:00pm

Governor Simcoe S.S.

Pride Halloween Dance

(For  clients of Quest CHC and community members)

Come celebrate Halloween with other LGBTQ+ youth and allies, aged 14 to 18. Costumes are optional.