Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 03:00 AM
Ottawa — August 14, 2020 — As we approach a year since cannabis edibles were legalized in Canada, CHEO has seen a recent increase in the number of children visiting the Emergency Department after ingesting edible products found in the home.
“This is a problem with a solution,” said Dr. Melanie Bechard, a pediatric Emergency physician at CHEO. “Simple safety measures and talking to kids about the dangers of cannabis edibles can help reduce the number of children visiting the hospital...
Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 07:01 PM
We treat all diseases, conditions and ailments afflicting children in our region. It’s what we do – we are always here for families who need us. Right now, we have cases of chickenpox onsite and together with Ottawa Public Health we are declaring it an outbreak.
Here is what you need to...
Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 11:03 AM
-- A release from the Child and Youth Subcommittee of the Champlain Region Integrated Service Planning (CRISP) Committee --
Ottawa—Health-care providers for children and youth in the Champlain region want parents to know that virtual care for their children and youth is critical to safely providing more in-person care amid COVID-19. It’s also an effective way to deliver care.
“Every day is important in the lives of children and we want...
Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 04:06 PM
Joint statement from SickKids, CHEO, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital and Unity Health Toronto
August 5, 2020
We recognize parents, teachers and many others are anxious and concerned about ensuring a safe return to school. These are very uncertain times for everyone. This is one of the reasons we worked together to develop the Updated COVID-19: Guidance for...
Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020 10:25 AM
At CHEO, all of our doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers are working hard to ensure your safety from the second you walk through our doors right up until you say goodbye and head on your way. We have put several COVID-19 safety precautions in place as everyone's safety is our top priority—including screening everyone at our entrances for symptoms, providing masks for all, using physical distancing markers on our floors, wearing the appropriate PPE and more. Take a minute to learn about how...