Weekend After-hours Care

We provide weekend after-hours care. These are walk-in appointments only.  

Saturday registration from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday registration from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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Send us a Message/Attachment

New Vision now gives you the option of sending a non-urgent secure message to our office. This service is not intended to replace a medical appointment, but can be used to ask simple questions, inquire about a specialist referral/appointment, and/or to send us forms, documents or photos when requested by your provider. 

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Walk and Talk has returned!

Facilitated by our Social Worker and Registered Dietitian, this 6-week group focuses on nutrition/stress management, boosting energy and engaging in more active lifestyle. This group takes place at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre (101 Father David Bauer Dr, Waterloo, ON N2L 0B4).

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*NEW* Dr. Agate Online Booking

Patients of Dr. A. Agate are now able to book an in-office appointment through our online booking system.

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If I have COVID-19 symptoms or was in close contact with someone with COVID-19, what should I do?

If you think you may have COVID-19 or were exposed to the virus, follow these steps to take care of yourself and protect others.

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Join Our Healthy Steps Group!

The goal of this monthly virtual group is to support overall health and well-being in a weight inclusive environment. Sessions focus on various nutrition topics and provide an opportunity for participants to connect to meet health-related goals.

Upcoming sessions:

  • Tues, Feb 14th at 5 p.m. - Living a Heart Healthy Lifestyle
  • Wed, March 22nd at 4:30 p.m. - Helpful Hints for Seasonal Eating

Click here to register! This group is open to all patients and members of the community, so let your friends and family know about this free group!
 

Clinic Updates

Grade 7 Vaccines (updated Jan 16, 2023):

Public Health does not expect grade 7 Hep B shots to be available until May. At this time, we are advising patients to call our office in mid-May to see if it is available. We are unable to order Hep B outside of Public Health, however we can still order HPV and Menactra.

 

Health Cards are Important:

The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) does not cover appointments with your doctor if your health card is invalid or expired. If you have recently updated your health card, please let us know by completing this form.

As of January 1st, 2023 we will be initiating a $40.00 fee for patients who present to their doctor appointment with an invalid/expired health card. If you currently have an expired health card, please ensure you renew it. CLICK HERE for information on how to renew your health card.

 

Winter Weather Reminder:

New Vision is committed to protecting the health and safety of all our team members and patients. There may be times that the clinic will have an unexpected closure due to adverse weather. In the event of a closure, information will be communicated on the main page of our website by 7:00 a.m. on the day of.

 

Masking:

If you are attending an appointment at New Vision, we strongly recommend wearing a well-fitted, high-quality mask, as COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses (such as the flu) continue to spread. Masking continues to be an important layer of protection to keep you, and the people around you, safe.

Please note: Patients experiencing any respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, fever, congestion, runny nose and/or sore throat) MUST wear a mask while in the clinic.

 

Flu Shots:

CLICK HERE to book your flu shot with a nurse. We cannot guarantee availability for all our patients. Therefore, we encourage patients to connect with their community pharmacy as an alternative way to obtain the vaccine.

 

COVID-19:

CLICK HERE for COVID-19 updates.

 

Tips on Caring for Children with Respiratory Illness

Most respiratory illnesses in children, including colds, influenza, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and COVID-19, can be managed at home. However, in some cases, it is important to seek medical care.

Please CLICK HERE to view a helpful guide on caring for children with a respiratory illness and when to seek medical care. 

 

Patient Newsletter

CLICK HERE to view our most recent patient newsletter (January 9th, 2023)

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