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New doctors arriving in Lake Country

A new medical clinic/drug store is opening in April.

A new medical clinic is coming to Lake Country and with it some much needed doctors.

The new Turtle Bay medical clinic and IDA pharmacy are set to open in early April and confirmed at least four new doctors will practicing in Lake Country.

“We’re really excited to be bringing them to our area,” said Corrinne Cross who does administration and payables with the other IDA centres.

The medical clinic will have 14 exam rooms and is currently accepting patients.

Doctor shortages are a province-wide struggle as well as an ongoing issue in Lake Country.

“It’s been a huge struggle for quite a while with the shortage of doctors,” said Cross, adding they have had quick response from people looking for a doctor.

During the grand opening, staff will also be accepting more names for patients as well.

“We promised the doctors on day one that they’d be busy and they certainly will be,” said Cross.

The new clinic will be located at 802 11850 Oceola Road in the Turtle Bay Development.

The IDA pharmacy will open April 1 and the clinic will open April 3.

Celebrate with Winfield IDA on April 1, beginning at 9 a.m. There will be door prizes, product demos, spin to win discounts, hot dogs, and refreshments at 801 11850 Oceola Road.

For more information or to inquire about a doctor email info@turtlebaymedical.ca.

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