November 13, 2017 

 

Waterloo Wellington LHIN Opens New Office in Fergus 

Fergus, ON – The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) opened a new office in Fergus today. Surrounded by Waterloo Wellington LHIN staff and local community members, Bruce Lauckner, CEO of the LHIN and Karyn Lumsden, Vice President of Home and Community Care, welcomed attendees and took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce.

The new office, located at 181 St. Andrew Street East in Fergus, will function as a satellite office for Waterloo Wellington LHIN Home and Community Care staff. As the most northern Waterloo Wellington LHIN office for the organization, the Fergus office will allow staff to better serve Wellington residents, providing care closer to home for many patients.

The Fergus office will function as a drop-in and resource office for staff, there will be no public facing hours of operation. For those interested in Home and Community Care resources in Wellington, please call 310-2222.

QUOTES

“The new office in Fergus will allow our staff to better serve Wellington residents, bringing needed care closer to home. We are proud members of the local Chamber and are excited to be a key employer in Wellington – directly through our organization and indirectly through the organizations we fund, including local hospitals, community support services, long-term care homes, mental health and addiction services, and home care providers.” – Bruce Lauckner, CEO of the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network.

QUICK FACTS

Over the past decade, the Waterloo Wellington LHIN has worked to significantly improve the quality and availability of local health care. Now, we’re focused on making it easier. Easier for you to be healthy. Easier for you to get the care and support you need. Easier for you and your family to live the healthiest lives possible.

We connect you with care, at home and in the community, and better connect your health system to improve your care experience. As a crown agency of the Government of Ontario, we invest $1.1 billion annually in local health services to improve the health and wellbeing of the almost 800,000 residents we serve across Waterloo Wellington.

The Waterloo Wellington LHIN is governed by a board of up to twelve directors who are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council through an Order in Council. Board meetings are open to the public and take place at a number of locations across Waterloo Wellington.

 

LEARN MORE

 

Information about the Waterloo Wellington LHIN and its Board of Directors is available on the Waterloo Wellington LHIN website at www.wwlhin.on.ca

 

Contact:
Connie MacDonald
Director, Communications & Community Engagement, Waterloo Wellington LHIN
519-748-2222 ext. 3235
connie.macdonald@lhins.on.ca