Pap-a-Palooza

January 2023 Cervical Cancer Screening Clinics

South Georgian Bay Cervical Cancer Screening Clinics:

Pap-a-Palooza Coming to Collingwood

Select Dates, Limited Appointments

January is cervical cancer awareness month and to help ensure residents in South Georgian Bay aged 25-70 are able to get tested, the South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team (SGB OHT) is hosting Pap-a-Palooza, Cervical Cancer Screening Clinics (pap tests) over four days beginning on January 10th.

Limited and select appointments for Pap-a-Palooza, are coming to Collingwood to help support residents who need cervical cancer screening and do not have access to a local doctor or nurse practitioner.

Pap-a-Palooza, Cervical Cancer Screening Clinics are being held by appointment only from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm on:

  • Tuesday, January 10th
  • Friday, January 13th
  • Tuesday, January 17th
  • Tuesday, January 24th

Appointments for the clinic are available by booking online through the link below or by dialing 2-1-1 (24/7 bilingual helpline) for assistance with booking an online appointment.  Additional clinics may be added at future dates based on demand.

Cervical cancer is almost 100% preventable with Pap tests and proper follow up, however, many women in our growing community don’t have a primary care provider to do this simple test. We are lucky to have this initiative for women in our local community to ensure they keep their Pap Screening up to date.  I’m excited to be a part of the Pap-a-Palooza team.  It’s a fast and simple test and we are here for you.

Dr. Gillian Brakel

Family Physician, Wasaga Beach

We strive to be the healthiest community in Canada.

We, as a community, will co-design an innovative and equitable system that anticipates, meets, and exceeds the needs of all our people.

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