Welcome to the Ottawa Valley Family Health Team website!

Our team of family physicians and interdisciplinary health providers serve people in Mississippi Mills and the surrounding area.

Our mission is to increase the level of and access to primary care services by building an integrated team of health care professionals, so that all residents will have access to timely, high-quality primary care medical services, emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention and improved management of chronic disease.

Please visit our Patient Info page if you are interested in becoming a patient of our Family Health Team.

 

NEWS AND EVENTS

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PLEASE NOTE:  During the winter months, patient and visitors are asked to remove all outdoor footwear.  Please consider bringing indoor shoes with you. This will help to keep our facilities clean and ensure you do not have to walk around the office in your socks!  We are not responsbile for lost or stolen footwear.

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The clinic will be CLOSED on Good Friday April 19 and will re-open Monday April 22 at 8:30am.  Wishing every a Happy Easter!

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New groups and classes at OVFHT

Better Sleep Program - 5 week sessions starting Tuesday April 30 10:30am - 12:00pm or Wednesday September 25 1-2:30pm.

Introducing Solid Foods to your Baby Class with Janine MacLeod, RD - choose from one of the following Thursdays May 9 at 1-3pm, June 13 at 9:30-11:30am, July 11 at 1-3pm or September 12 9:30-11:30am.

Call Katelyn to register or for more information at 613-256-9370 ext 4044.

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PUBLIC NOTICE - Ottawa Public Health has reported one case of measles in the city.   Read the CBC news release

Were you at the following locations? Or have a known exposure to Measles?

  • Anyone who was on the groud floor or in the lobby or elevator of 40 Hines Rd., an office complex in Kanata, on March 26 between 10am and 6pm or on March 27 between 10am and 3:30 pm, could have been exposed.
  • The infected person was also at the Real Canadian Superstore at 760 Eagleson Rd. on March 28 and in the Ottawa West Travel clinic at the same address.  Anyone who was there between 5:30pm and 9pm might have been exposed.
  • Lastly, people who were at the Queensway Carleton Hospital emergency room between 1 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. on March 30, or the hospital's skin and tissue clinic between 9 a.m. and noon on April 2, could have been exposed.

If you were at of these locations and have you have two documented doses of measles vaccine, you do not need to do anything.

If you do not know your immune status or are not vaccinated, please call and speak to a nurse at the clinic 613-256-9370, or at your local health unit. The Lanark Grenville and Leeds District Health Unit serves Almonte and surrounding areas. They can be reached at www.healthunit.org or 1-613-345-5685.

If you believe you have been exposed to measles and are showing symptoms, please isolate yourself at home and do not come into the clinic. Call the clinic for further advice.

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We are excited to annouce the launch of our on-line booking portal - Health Myself!  As of today Dr. Rossi, Dr Turcotte, Dr. Quackenbush, Dr. McKillop, Dr. Deschenes, Dr. Tiffany, Dr. Stewardson and Krista Kennedy's patients will be able to book regular appointments to see their family physician on-line. Other physicians will be implemented in the following weeks.  

If you would like to have access to on-line booking, please make sure we have your up-to-date personal email.  

Following is the link to the patient portal for those patients who are registered. www.portal.healthmyself.net

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Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: Phones are answered 

8:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sat/Sun: Closed

After-hours care provided at the Almonte General Hospital