SDNPC is monitoring the COVID-19 situation and following provincial recommendations. We know that medical services are a necessary part of remaining safe and healthy. We are offering phone and virtual visits where possible and in-office appointments if needed. We screen everyone who accesses our clinics for COVID-19 and if you screen positive, we will tell you what to do next. We want you to know that that your health is still our priority during this time. Stay safe!

Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinics
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Vitamin D

Vitamin D, as well as calcium, is essential to preventing osteoporosis and may reduce other health risks. While exposure to sunlight provides vitamin D, Canadians are at risk of seasonal vitamin D deficiency because winter does not contain enough ultraviolet B for vitamin D production.  Supplements are necessary, as dietary intake is not enough.

Osteoporosis Canada’s guidelines (July 2010) recommend daily supplements of 400 to 1000 IU for adults under age 50 without osteoporosis or conditions affecting vitamin D absorption. For adults over 50, supplements of between 800 and 2000 IU are recommended. A daily supplement of 800 IU should be regarded as a minimum dose for all adults with osteoporosis.

At Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinics, we have staff, including a registered dietician, who can help you understand vitamin D and how much supplementation you require.

Courtesy of Osteoporosis Canada

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Contact Us

Lively Site

623 Main Street
Lively, ON  P3Y 1M9

Actively accepting patients.

Phone: 705-692-1667
Fax: 705-692-0177

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday, October 12th - Thanksgiving Day - Closed

Monday – Friday 8:30am - 12:00, 1:00 - 4:30pm
Phone lines open 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Late Clinics

No late clinics until further notice.

Ste. Anne Site

30 Ste Anne Rd., 3rd Floor
Sudbury, ON P3C 5E1

Actively accepting patients.

Phone: 705-671-1661
Fax: 705-671-0177

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday, October 12th - Thanksgiving Day - Closed

Monday – Friday 8:30am - 12:00, 1:00 - 4:30pm
Phone lines open 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Late Clinics

No late clinics until further notice.

 

 

Larch Site

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200 Larch Street,
Sudbury, ON P3E 1C5

Actively accepting patients.

Phone: 705-673-3721
Fax: 705-805-3660

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday, October 12th - Thanksgiving Day - Closed

Monday – Friday 8:30am - 12:00, 1:00 - 4:30pm
Phone lines open 9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Late Clinics

Not available at this location.

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