Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:15 PM
OTTAWA — Janet Carioni is thrilled to see CHEO’s new assessment clinic for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) assessment and diagnosis. The clinic brings together, in one place, all the expertise needed to make the best and quickest possible diagnosis of FASD.
As an occupational therapist with clinical interest in FASD and a mother with lived experience, Janet knows firsthand why this clinic is so vital for the community.
Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:20 PM
Hospitals in the Champlain region are supportive of Ontario’s plan to require proof of vaccination to access businesses. COVID-19 vaccination is effective at reducing the risk of serious illness, hospitalization and death, and therefore protects our health-care system from becoming overwhelmed. That is why, in the coming weeks, hospitals in the region will begin requiring proof of vaccination for visitors entering the hospital. Hospitals...
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...