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Clarington is an Ontarian city, located in the Regional Municipality of Durham; it is a lower-tier municipality in the regional municipality. The city was established in 1974 and has a population of 92,013 based on the 2016 Canadian population census, making it the 61st most populated city in Canada. Furthermore, Clarington has a land area of 611.3 square kilometers and a population density of 138.3 per square kilometers.

Clarington was formed with the merger of the town of Bowmanville and the townships of Darlington and Clarke. The merged city was renamed to “Clarington” – a name formed from the prefix of “Clarke” and suffix of “Darlington”. The municipality of offices of Clarington is located in the city’s largest community – Bowmanville.

The city of Clarington belongs to the Oshawa CMA, located in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Most residents of Clarington work in Toronto or in the Durham Region. However, the city has a few companies; major employers in the city include General Motors of Canada and Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. The city also has a number of medium and large-sized manufacturing companies.

Clarington has a number of attractions. It is home to five Christmas parades and has a lot of Santa Claus and Christmas parades. Some other attractions in the city include the Bowmanville Zoo, the Clarington Family Outdoor Adventure Park, and so forth.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Clarington

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Clarington are:

  • Newcastle Eye Care - 14 North Street Newcastle, ON L1B 1H7 - (905) 987-4251
  • Clarington Optometric Centre - 49 Liberty Street N Bowmanville, ON L1C 2L8 - (905) 623-3252
  • Maaz Optical Ltd - 210 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 1P3 - (905) 623-2688
  • Bowmanville Eye Care - 13 King Street W Bowmanville, ON L1C 1R2 - (905) 697-4138
  • Bowmanville Eye Centre - 222 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 1P6 - (905) 623-4333

Best Pharmacies in Clarington

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Clarington:

  • Guardian Drugs - 50 Mill Street N Newcastle, ON L1B 1L4
  • Maxi Drug - 50 Mill Street N Newcastle, ON L1B 1L4
  • McGregor Pharmacy - 5 King St W Bowmanville, ON L1C 1R2
  • Shoppers Drug Mart - 243 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 3X1
  • GUARDIAN Bowmanville Pharmacy - 133 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 1N6

Best Dental Clinics in Clarington

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Clarington area:

  • Newcastle Village Dental - 118 King W Newcastle, ON L1B 1H7
  • Bowmanville Dental - 243 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 3X1
  • Liberty Dental Centre - 60 Liberty Street S Bowmanville, ON L1C 2N5
  • Newcastle Dental - 21 King Avenue E Newcastle, ON L1B 1H3
  • Bernard J Conway, DDS - 222 King Street E Bowmanville, ON L1C 1P6

Hospitals in Clarington

Clarington has more than one hospital and several medical centers. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Lakeridge Health Bowmanville - 47 Liberty St S, Bowmanville, ON L1C 2N4, Canada

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Clarington Health News

The Ontarian government has planned to create additional 30,000 beds across the province over the next 10 years. The provincial government opened 125 new long-term care beds in Clarington to help seniors access the care they need. This brings the number of beds at Glen Hill Strathaven to a total of 224.

As part of the government’s commitment to create 5,000 long-term care beds over the next four years and 30,000 beds over the next 10 years across the province, the MPP for Durham, Granville Anderson visited Bowmanville on December 15, 2017, to announce the opening of the 125 beds.

Furthermore, the investment is part of the Aging with Confidence: Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors. The plan is designed to help seniors to access the support they need at each stage of their lives. It includes 15 million more nursing hours, therapeutic care and personal support for long-term care home residents, a new website where seniors can access relevant information on tax credits, powers of attorneys, recreational programs, and drug coverage.

According to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. Eric Hoskins, the Ontarian government is committed to supporting the residents who rely on long-term care homes for their health and personal care needs. The province is helping seniors to access the help they need in their community, close to their friends and family by adding 125 new long-term care beds to the redevelopment of Glen Hill Strathaven in Clarington.

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