(Northumberland Country) Inlcudes Port Hope
Cobourg is a friendly community that is rich in a unique combination of heritage, history and cosmopolitan charm and ranked as one of “Canada’s Best Places to live.” Cobourg is situated in west Northumberland along with the municipality of Port Hope and townships of Hamilton, Cramahe and Alnwick/Haldimand. This area is a mixture of urban and rural population nestled along the lakeshore of Lake Ontario. Cobourg is rich in heritage offering a vibrant downtown, sophisticated small town atmosphere and renowned waterfront.
Cobourg is a thriving, prosperous centre for commerce, education, recreation, culture and arts. Cobourg’s famous waterfront boasts gorgeous white sand beaches, a worldclass marina and a Victorian beachfront boardwalk. In addition, it also has biking, hiking, swimming, sailing and boating, golfing and fishing. Cross-country and downhill skiing are available within minutes of its boundaries.
Located approximately 100 kilometers east of Totonto, NHH delivers a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Acute services include emergency and intensive care, medical/surgical care, and obstetrical care. Post-acute specialty services (PASS) include restorative care, rehabilitation and palliative care. Mental health care, chemotherapy, dialysis and 16 other ambulatory care clinics are offered on an outpatient basis through partnerships with regional centres and nearby specialists. NHH offers a full range of diagnostic services, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and mammography.
The hospital serves the catchment area of west Northumberland County. a mixed urban amd rural population of approximately 60,000 residents, west Northumberland comprises the Town of Cobourg, the Municipality of Port Hope and the townships of Hamilton, Cramahe and Alnwick/HAldimand. NHH employs approximately 600 people and relies on the additional support provided by physicians and volunteers. NHH is an active member of the Central East Local Health Integration Network.
Family Health Team: www.nfht.ca
Level of Service: Primary Care
Number of Beds: 92
Referral Sites: Kingston, Toronto, Peterborough, Oshawa
Learner Parking: $10/day
Median Age: 49.6
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