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Oshawa has a population of 159,458, according to the 2016 population estimate, making it the 31st most populous city in Canada; its Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) has a population of 379,848. It is a city in Ontario Canada, situated on the Lake Ontario shoreline. Oshawa is located about 60 kilometers east of Downtown Toronto and it is a city of Southern Ontario. Furthermore, the city is the largest municipality in the Regional Municipality of Durham.

The city has a land area of 145.68 square kilometers. As a result, its population density is 1,027 per square kilometers. Oshawa is home to the largest multi-specialty medical group practice in Canada, the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Lakeridge Health and Education Research Network (LHEARN Center), and the Oshawa Clinic. Europeans are the largest ethnic group in the city (90.1%), followed by Blacks (3%), South Asians (1.4%), First Nations (1.1%), Chinese (0.9%) and so forth.

Oshawa is notable for the automobile industry in Canada; it was formerly recognized as the automobile capital of Canada but it is also a hub for education and health sciences. Also, Oshawa downtown is a renowned center for sporting events and entertainment. It is also popular for its food and cuisine. The city has more than 50 restaurants and cafes. Moreover, it has rich cultural assets such as Oshawa Museum, General Motors Center, Canadian Automotive Museum, Parkwood Estate, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Ontario RCAC Museum, and so forth.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Oshawa

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

  • Janet Brooks – 117 King Street E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1B9 – (905) 723-8551
  • Oshawa Eye Health Clinic – 130 Ritson Road N, Oshawa, ON L1G 1Z7 – (905) 404-4065
  • Dana Blakolmer – 17-245 King St W, Oshawa, ON L1J 2J7 – (905) 433-2015
  • Eye See Optometry – 500 King Street W, Oshawa, ON L1J 2K9 – (905) 434-3937
  • Michael Lam – 160 Stevenson Road S, Oshawa, ON L1J 5M2 – (905) 240-8686

Best Pharmacies in Oshawa

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

  • Walters Pharmacy – 140 Simcoe Street S, Oshawa, ON L1H 4G9
  • Harmony Valley Pharmacy – 705 Grandview Street N, Oshawa, ON L1K 0V4
  • Custom Care Pharmacy & Compounding Centre – 501 Coldstream Drive, Oshawa, ON L1K 3B3
  • Rexall – 438 King Street W, Oshawa, ON L1J 2K9
  • Shoppers Drug Mart – 20 Warren Avenue, Oshawa, ON L1J 0A1

Best Dental Clinics in Oshawa

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

  • K Smiles Dental Care – 204 Ritson Road N., Oshawa, ON L1G 0B2
  • Harmony Dental Care – 766 Taunton Road E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K5
  • Your Smile Dental Care – 26 Gibbons Street, Oshawa, ON L1J 4X7
  • King Ritson Dental Clinic – 255 King St E, Oshawa, ON L1H 1C5
  • Sherman Ki & Associates – 112 Simcoe Street N, Oshawa, ON L1G 4S5

Hospitals in Oshawa

Oshawa has 3 hospitals. Below are the hospitals available in the city:

  • Lakeridge Health Oshawa – 1 Hospital Ct, Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9, Canada
  • CPM Centres for Pain Management – 500 King St W #2, Oshawa, ON L1J 2K9, Canada
  • Lakeridge Health Corp. – 95 Simcoe St S, Oshawa, ONL1H 4G7

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Oshawa Health News

The Media Officer and Commissioner of Health for Durham Region, Dr. Robert Kyle, is pushing for a publicly funded oral health program for adults and seniors with low income. This is in line with the promise made by the Ontario Premier, Doug Ford, during the provincial election.

The report written by Kyle to the regional council outlined the impact of oral health on the quality of life as well as its effect on the mental, physical and social well-being as well as the costs to the healthcare system.

Various other municipalities in Ontario hope to provide free oral health care to adults and seniors with low income. According to Dr. Patricia Abbey, municipalities like Toronto, Halton, Ottawa, and Peel have programs targeted at adults and seniors with low income.

Abbey further pointed out that most dental professionals in the province have been advocating for such a program for years and they are happy for the development. Moreover, the program will make it easy to treat dental diseases such as oral cancers, periodontal disease, and decay in their early stage.

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