Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 02:53 PM
Kids and Omicron: Town Hall recording
Thank you to everyone who joined our Town Hall on Kids and Omicron on Thursday evening! You can find the recording on YouTube:
We will be updating our website to share the most frequently asked questions from this Town Hall with you in the coming days, so stay tuned.
Posted on Monday, January 03, 2022 03:31 PM
To meet the needs of students with special needs, schools like the CHEO School — that provide vital health-care services as part of a child’s school day — will resume in-person learning starting Wednesday, January 5. The CHEO School provides supports including Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech-Language Pathology as part of our student’s school day — these supports are essential for their life-long development and while some of these services can...
Posted on Monday, January 03, 2022 01:00 PM
TORONTO, January 3, 2022 – As leaders in children’s health, we are saddened by today’s announcement from the provincial government. We know that in person learning is essential to the mental, physical and developmental wellbeing of children.
During this next two weeks, we are hopeful that government will do everything it can to instill confidence in families and education workers and support school resuming on January 17. This includes...
Posted on Saturday, January 01, 2022 07:21 PM
January 20, 2022: this outbreak is now over.
January 1, 2022 - CHEO is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 — our first during the pandemic. It involves two people at this time.
The word ‘outbreak’ may sound scary to some, so let us explain. CHEO’s Infection Prevention and Control program, in collaboration with Ottawa Public Health, declares an outbreak when people (patients, caregivers, staff, and medical staff) on the same unit...
Posted on Friday, December 31, 2021 09:27 AM
CHEO is not yet admitting many children and youth with COVID-19, as is reported in other parts of the world – but our specialized pediatric services are in high demand. Our beds are full of kids with urgent and emergent needs and our Emergency Department wait times are quite long. All this to say, there’s lots of need for CHEO and it’s not all pandemic-related right now.
That said, we do need to make some adjustments to our scheduling based on...