Certain medical procedures can be performed by your pharmacist, a nurse at the pharmacy or a nurse connected with the CLSC in our region.
CLSC Lac-Brome, 270 Victoria Street
Morning: 450-242-2001; Afternoon: 450-242-2020 • Open: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Thursday
• Blood tests: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. services by appointment. Treatments must be prescribed by a doctor. Services offered include: change of dressings, cleaning of ears, vaccinations (only free vaccine doses will be administered), blood pressure when required. Follow-ups where prescribed by a doctor.
• Home Care, when prescribed for persons with reduced mobility.
N.B. The CSLC de Cowansville-du-Sud (397 Rue de la Rivière), is open all day, every day, including Saturday and Sunday. So you can go there at times or on days when the CLSC Lac-Brome is closed.
For more information on medical services offered in the Eastern Townships, consult the CIUSSS (Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie.) website: https://www.santeestrie.qc.ca/accueil/
UNIPRIX Jean-Marc Bèlanger, 310 Knowlton Road, 450-243-5700 FAMILIPRIX J.R. Itoua, 475 Knowlton Road, 450-242-2113.
Services offered by pharmacists:
• Prescription renewals (up to one year without a visit to the treating physician, for all medicine except narcotics).
• Travel services: oral vaccinations; prescriptions etc.
• Prescription renewals and medication for urinary tract infections.
• Prevention of Lyme disease. If the tick bite is detected soon enough, the pharmacist can provide antibiotics and/or a prophylactic treatment for two to four weeks.
• Both Knowlton pharmacies offer services of a nurse (at a mini- mum price) to perform tasks similar to those of CLSC nurses:
• Uniprix: Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Familiprix; Mondays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Translation Tam Davis