News Release

REF NO.: 242

SUBJECT: Official opening of Community Health Outreach office in Grand Falls-Windsor

DATE: June 22, 2010

The official opening of the new Community Health Outreach office in Grand Falls-Windsor will take place Wednesday, June 23, with representatives from the Government of Canada, Memorial’s Faculty of Medicine and the town of Grand Falls-Windsor.
Time:                        2:30 p.m.
Location:                  New Community Health Outreach Clinic
                                    Memorial University Faculty of Medicine
                                    7 Pinsent Drive
                                    Grand-Falls Windsor
Participants:            Keith Ashfield, minister of National Revenue,  minister of Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and minister for the Atlantic Gateway
                                    Al Hawkins, mayor of Grand-Falls-Windsor (emcee)
                                    Dr. Pat Parfrey, associate dean of clinical research, Faculty                                      of Medicine, Memorial University
Memorial University established this Community Health Outreach office as part of a provincial network of outreach offices in St. John’s, Grand Falls-Windsor, Corner Brook, and St. Anthony. In collaboration with Eastern and Central Health, the first program to be initiated will be the Community Screening Program in Colorectal Cancer. 

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