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Organization: Algonquin Family Health Team - Huntsville - Howland Building  
Phone Numbers: 705-787-0846
Fax: 705-787-1948
Howland Building
100 Frank Miller Dr
Huntsville, ON
P1H 1H7
Intersection: NW corner of Muskoka Rd 3 and Hwy 60
Location: Howland Building on campus of Huntsville District Memorial Hospital
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Some evening appointments available, call Howland Building at 705 787-0846 or the Wellness Hub at 705 789-5986 for information
Executives: Janine van den Heuvel - Executive Director
Melanie Mar - Lead Physician
Public Contacts: Valerie Booker - Administrative Assistant - Howland Building (Main office)
Service Description: Medical care team focused on family and community health * coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries or illness * team includes family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, mental health therapists, respiratory therapist and dietitian

Programs and Specialty Care Teams:

Hope Huntsville Palliative Care:
Provides quality end-of-life care to patients and families with an advanced progressive illness

Geriatric Care:
  • Provides a comprehensive assessment and assists seniors with complex health problems.
  • family and caregiver support related to senior's care including: depression * dementia, confusion * memory * falls * medication problems
  • has a geriatric outreach team to provide care in home

Breath of Muskoka:
Offers self-management programs for people and their families who live with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), as well as smoking cessation.

Dietitian services:
Offers assistance to patients with:
  • Weight management
  • Elevated cholesterol 
  • Diabetes prevention 
  • Irritable bowel disease and other digestive disorders 
  • Childhood nutrition 
  • Sport nutrition 
  • Healthy eating on a budget

Mental Health Therapy services:
Counselling program offers short term counselling to adults, children, and youth for issues such as:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Grief 
  • Couple issues 
  • Stress

Primary Care services:
Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses offer chronic disease management and health promotion programs in the doctor’s offices of the Algonquin Family Health Team.

Other AFHT programs and services offered at our satellite office at The Summit Center - Wellness Hub include: Healthy Heart Program * Mobile Active Healthy Aging * Nurse Practitioner *Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Phone: 705 789-5986 or Fax: 705 789-2809

The Muskoka Community Health Hub – Dorset:
Provides primary and episodic care to local and seasonal residents. Not a walk-in clinic. Located at 1096 Main St, Dorset, ON P0A 1E0 Phone: 705 766-0866 for more information

Fees: Most services covered by OHIP
Application: Call for appointment or obtain referral from physician as appropriate
Eligibility / Target Population: Children; Youth; Adults; Seniors; who have a Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner within the Family Health Team
Languages: English
Area Served:
Huntsville and area  
See Also: Family Health Teams

This information was last completely updated on October 1, 2018

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Updated October 1, 2018
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