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Rufus Guinchard Health Centre, Port Saunders, Newfoundland

Rufus Guinchard Health Centre is located in the town of Port Saunders and provides Primary Health Care Services and Long Term Care Services to the Communities of Port Saunders, Port au Choix, Hawkes Bay, River of Ponds, Eddies Cove West, Castors River North and South and Bartletts Harbour for a population of approximately 4000.

Contact Information:
Phone: (709) 861-3139
P.O. Box 40
Port Saunders, NL A0K 4H0
Website: http://westernhealth.nl.ca

Health Services include:

Medical Services • Nursing Services • Emergency Care Services (24 hr Coverage) • Out-Patient Clinics • Laboratory & Diagnostic Services • Clinical Dietitian • Palliative Care • Physiotherapy Services • Recreation Therapy • Administration Support Staff • Cafeteria • Gift Shop • Pastoral Care • Pharmacy Service (including Chemotherapy)

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Emergency Contact Numbers
Ambulance: (709) 861-3139
Fire Department: (709) 861-3222
Health Centre: (709) 861-3139
RCMP (Local): (709) 861-3555

Monthly Town Meetings
Anyone requesting to have issues put on the agenda or requesting to speak at the monthly town meeting is required to submit a request no later than the Thursday evening prior to the meeting. Town meetings are held on the last Monday of each month. Highlights from the most recent town meeting are summarized on the Community News page. [View Port Saunders' Community News]

Posted: March 5, 2012 2:56 pm NFLD

New Residential Development
Land is currently for sale in the new subdivision in Port Saunders. The price of the land is $12,000.00 serviced with water & sewer. [Read More]

Posted: Nov 24, 2011 7:55 pm NFLD

Kids First Family Resource Centre
The Kids First Family Resource Centre (located in Port Saunders) is dedicated to fostering a healthy community in assisting families with young children. A variety of programs are offered (preschool programs, parent support and education).  There are no fees associated with any of the programs offered.  [More]

Posted: Nov 4, 2011 10:48 am NFLD

Dental Services at Health Centre
Council has been informed that a dentist will be coming to the Rufus Guinchard Health Centre once a month for 2 days.  Contact the Health Centre at (709) 861-3139 for details.

Posted: Nov 2, 2011 4:42 pm NFLD