COVID-19 Self-referral for Testing Information

If you believe you or someone in your family may have COVID-19, you may now self-refer within our region for testing.

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COVID-19 Updates

We will continue to update our website as more information becomes available. Please visit our main page (below) for further details. We also encourage you to sign up for email communication.

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*New* Virtual Wellness Workshops

New Vision is now offering VIRTUAL (online) workshops! Registration is now open for Spring workshops. You will need access to a computer, tablet or smart phone but you do not need a camera. You will need an email address for registration and to access the workshop.

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COVID-19 Self-Assessment tool

If you think you have 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek further care.

Click here to learn more

COVID-19: What You Can Do to Stay Healthy

The coronavirus spreads from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. 

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Disruption of Service - Monday and Tuesday (Apr 12 and 13)

Due to technical issues beyond our control, we did not have access to our patient records and appointment schedule on Monday, April 12 and Tuesday, April 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 

We anticipate a high volume of phone calls today (Wednesday, April 14th). Please be patient and kind to our staff. 

There will be a delay in response to test results as we catch up on backlog of work. A team member will reschedule any missed appointments. 

Again, we ask that you be patient and we apologize for the inconvenience. 

Notice of Retirement

Dr. Mel Cescon will retire on March 31, 2021 after 44 years of medical practice in the community. Dr. Chase Reaume and Dr. Morgan Brown will ensure the continued care of his patients beginning April 1st, 2021.  A personal letter from Dr. Cescon has been sent to each of his patients, together with details of the transfer of care, including a brief form that needs to be completed. We understand that change can sometimes be difficult and we will do all we can to facilitate a smooth transition for each of you.

Click here to see Dr. Mel Cescon's full retirement announcement.

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-registration (current eligible groups) Click here  Latest update: April 8, 2021

When you are eligible, please consider booking at our site. You will get to choose the time and place for your vaccine. We are listed as the New Vision FHT (Greenbrook Drive, Kitchener). When you receive your Invitation to Register, select this site option.  Note: Although New Vision FHT is one of the region’s vaccination sites, we are not able to book an appointment for you. Please do not call our office. You must book through the region’s portal.

Click here for the latest patient email update (dated April 8, 2021)

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*NEW* Click here to self-report your COVID-19 vaccine to our clinic.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.

Click here for Waterloo region COVID-19 self-referral assessment and testing centers.

In-office Appointments: Please click here to complete the COVID-19 screening questions prior to your in-office appointment.

Click here to access the Ontario School and Child Care Screener.

Click here for the return to work/school/daycare Attestation package.

Click here for more COVID-19 updates and resources.  

Virtual Wellness Workshops

New Vision is now offering VIRTUAL (online) workshops! You will need access to a computer, tablet or smart phone and the internet, but you do not need a camera. You will also need an email address for registration and to access the workshop.  Click here to register.

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Email Communication for Personal Health Information

New Vision offers secure email communication for personal health information (PHI) such as test results, appointment information and test requisitions. Click the button below to complete the registration form.

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