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Pickering is an Ontarian city, located in the southern part of the province. It is situated about 35 miles to the east of Toronto and located in the Durham Region. Pickering was originally occupied by the Wyandot, formerly known as the Iroquoian-speaking Huron. Based on the 2016 population census, the city has a population of 91,771, making it the 58th most populated city in Canada. The city has a land area of 231.59 square kilometers and a population density of 383.1 per square kilometers.

The city of Pickering was established as a township in 1811, as a town in 1974, and as a city in 2000. The city is home to the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station, and several employers such as Yorkville Sound, Hubbell Canada, Eco-Tec Inc., PSB Speaker – Lenbrook and so forth.

Based on the 2016 Canadian population census, Pickering comprises 55.9% of whites, 42.9% of visible minority groups and 1.2% of the aboriginal population. The visible minority population includes South Asians, Chinese, Blacks, Latin Americans, Filipinos, West Asians, Arabians, South Asians, Koreans, Japanese, and so forth, while aboriginal groups include the Metis and the Inuits.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Pickering

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

  • Pickering Town Centre Optometric Clinic - 323-1355 Kingston Rd Pickering, ON L1V 1B8 - (905) 492-1898
  • Famous Optical - 1355 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 6P7 - (905) 831-2221
  • Pickering Optometric Clinic - 212-1885 Glenanna Road Pickering, ON L1V 6R6 - (905) 839-5303
  • Ajax Eye Care - 676 Monarch Avenue Ajax, ON L1S 4S2 - (905) 686-1551
  • MedicalEye Consultants - 1101 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 1B5 - (289) 624-1789

Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Pickering

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

  • Blue Skies Pharmacy - 1298 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 3M9
  • Super Rx Pharmacy - 1725 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 4L9
  • Loblaws - 1792 Liverpool Road Pickering, ON L1V 4G6
  • Mesa’s Compounding Pharmacy - 300 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 6Z9
  • Pharmasave Beaches Pharmacy - 1967 Queen Street E Toronto, ON M4L 1H9

Best Dental Clinics in Pickering

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

  • Pickering Smiles - 1360 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 3B4
  • Rouge Valley Dental Care - 375 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 1A3
  • Dentistry On Liverpool - 927 Liverpool Road Pickering, ON L1W 1S7
  • Amberlea Dental Centre - 1822 Whites Rd Pickering, ON L1V 4M1
  • Affoo Patricia Dentist - 376 Kingston Road Pickering, ON L1V 6K4

Hospitals in Pickering

Pickering has more than two hospitals and several medical centers. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Lakeridge Health Ajax and Pickering - 580 Harwood Ave S, Ajax, ON L1S 2J4, Canada

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Pickering Health News

Carea Community Health Center opens its newest full-service site in Pickering. The center will provide a full suite of services and programming for the community free of charge. The community will be served by a team of inter-professionals comprising nurse-practitioners, therapists and a registered dietitian, as well as a lot of health promotion and community development staff.

The acting CEO of Carea CHC, Francis Garwe said that they are excited to expand their footprint to include Pickering. He also pointed out that they will provide topnotch quality and inclusive care that would be responsive to the community’s need. Carea CHC will also collaborate with other health teams and primary care physicians.

Primary care physicians and family health teams that need additional assistance for their clients will find the resources provided by the team invaluable. Carea CHC will provide collaborations in the form of expertise in harm reduction, diabetes education, smoking cessation, counseling, senior-care services, indigenous and health-promotion programming and many more.

Ijade Maxwell Rodrigues, chair of the Carea CHC board of directors, said that the organization will continue to move forward with their vision to be the recognized leader in redefining the health services and wellness services provided in the Durham Region as it grows.

The organization expressed their thanks to the Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) in partnership with the Government of Ontario for their funding. The funding enabled Carea CHC to provide an access to quality health care services closer to home to people in Durham Region.

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