Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 02:55 PM
On September 7, 2021, the Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued an order under the Connecting Care Act, 2019, transferring local pediatric home care services and staff from Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain to CHEO, effective September 20, 2021.
This transfer will enable an innovative local approach to integrate pediatric home care with other health care...
Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 01:16 PM
Summer 2021 – Ottawa, ON – After much interest from community members far and wide, CHEO has selected Justin Ferrabee as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Ferrabee will join the rest of CHEO’s board members as an important decision-maker supporting CHEO’s vision, mission and values.
Justin Ferrabee is an experienced entrepreneur, having co-founded several businesses, including Fieldless Farms (which grows produce indoors in Ontario) and Ollie Quinn (an in-store and online glasses/sunglasses...
Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 11:12 AM
Surveillance testing underway to better understand the surge
August 23, 2021 – OTTAWA, ON – CHEO, the only pediatric health and research centre in the region, is seeing a surge in the number of school-age children coming to its Emergency Department (ED) with respiratory illness. Recently, CHEO warned families to be prepared to wait in ‘unusual places’ so the hospital can maintain its safe distance precautions.
“We’re open 24-7 for urgent care and keeping families safe while onsite is...
Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 03:35 PM
Children’s hospitals aim to help protect majority of patients who are not currently eligible for vaccination
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), CHEO and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) are uniting to implement COVID-19 vaccine mandate policies for staff, volunteers, learners and contractors. Their policies go beyond the Ontario government directive requiring that all health-care workers in the province get...
Posted on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 02:13 PM
TORONTO, August 17, 2021 – The Children’s Health Coalition appreciates the minimum standard policy outlined today by the Chief Medical Officer of Health regarding vaccination of some healthcare workers and plans for policies for education and other children’s sectors. It’s critical to protect children in all settings by ensuring vaccination of adults in their ecosystem – whether that’s in the community, in schools and in healthcare and social service settings.
We look forward to reviewing the...