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About us

Central Health is the second largest health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, serving approximately 93,000 people (18 per cent of the province’s population) living in 176 communities.


With a geographical area encompassing more than half the total land mass of the island, the Central Health region extends from Charlottetown in the east, Fogo Island in the north, Harbour Breton in the south, to Baie Verte in the west.

Central Health provides a variety of primary, secondary, long-term care, community health, and other enhanced secondary services through:

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  • 2 Regional Referral Centres

  • 9 Health Centres

  • 11 Long-term Care facilities (seven co-located in Health Centres) 

    • 2 New Long-term Care facilities (Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor) and a protective care unit expansion at Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Centre in Botwood are under development and slated to open in 2021

  • 24 Community Health Centres

  • 2 Residential Treatment Centres

  • 1 Regional Office

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