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November 5, 2012
Toronto mobile dental clinic launch
Toronto Public Health is officially launching its Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC). Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, will be joined by the Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Sister Georgette Gregory of Fontbonne Ministries and Suzanne Boggild, CEO of Sherbourne Health Centre, for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil the MDC bus.

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Sherbourne Health Centre parking lot, 333 Sherbourne St. (at Gerrard Street East)

Members of the media are invited to tour the MDC.

The Mobile Dental Clinic is a fully accessible environmentally friendly bus that is equipped with two dental stations and a sterilization centre. The MDC will travel to partnering community health centres to offer free dental services to eligible children 17 years and under. The bus is 100 per cent funded by the province and is one component of the Healthy Smiles Ontario program.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media Contact
Kris Scheuer
Toronto Public Health



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