Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 11:10 AM
June 14, 2021—OTTAWA— Today, the Kids Come First Health Team officially launched 1Call1Click.ca, a unique service in Canada that makes it easier for children, youth and families of Eastern Ontario to find the care they need for mental health and addiction.
The 1Call1Click.ca initiative coordinates more than 20 organizations offering mental health and addiction care for children, youth and their families — addressing a need that families and Kids Come First Health Team partners across the region have...
Posted on Wednesday, June 09, 2021 09:48 AM
Did you receive your first COVID-19 vaccine at CHEO? Here is what you can expect for your second dose:
The Kids Come First Health Team will be holding vaccination clinics at CHEO for individuals who received their first dose at CHEO. These clinics continue to be offered based on the criteria established by Provincial guidelines and the availability of the vaccine.
What do these guidelines mean?
- To facilitate a safer return to school in September, all youth and adolescents (25 years of...
Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 04:11 PM
Study reviewing 28,000 children over three-plus years following birth found no increased risk of early childhood health issues following exposure to seasonal flu vaccination during pregnancy.
A population-based study, published today in JAMA, has found flu vaccination during pregnancy does not lead to an increased risk of adverse early childhood health outcomes.
Although pregnant people are not more susceptible to acquiring influenza infection, they are at an increased risk of severe illness and...
Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 12:01 PM
The CHEO Community stands in solidarity with all those affected by Sunday's violent and deadly display of Islamophobia that killed a family of four and orphaned a young boy in London, Ontario.
We stand with the Muslim community in mourning and condemning this terrorist attack. Although this attack happened hundreds of kilometres away in London, Ontario, we know that this news will be very close to the hearts of many of us here in Ottawa. There is work to do across Canada...
Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 09:00 AM
Ottawa—June 7, 2021 — Children from 12 to 17 years old in the Ottawa region are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine through the provincial booking portal. Members of the Kids Come First Health Team, including Ottawa Public Health (OPH), CHEO, community pediatricians, Roger Neilson House, parent and youth partners, and family physicians are working together to bring pediatric expertise to wherever it’s needed most to support this age group.