Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 09:42 AM
OTTAWA—The CHEO Autism program is adding a number of programs designed to support families through their journeys, from a recent diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through life transitions, such when teens with ASD are looking for jobs and friends their age.
“We want to be there to help families from the difficult time they receive an ASD diagnosis, right through to the exciting moments that teens experience as they embrace...
Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 09:26 AM
COVID-19 has caused many services to pause or stop but doing so can be detrimental when it comes to the mental health and well-being of children and youth. To safely meet the needs of children and youth who are accessing CHEO mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic, CHEO has transformed its Montreal Road location into a drive-up clinic for monitoring vital signs — a necessary in-person service needed to provide the best care possible. It...
Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2020 11:00 AM
Ottawa, ON — Today, the RBC Foundation presented $1.5 million to CHEO for the Kids Come First Health Team to improve access to youth mental health care in our community. This donation will support One Call/One Click, a new initiative that will help Kids Come First create a single point of entry to Eastern Ontario’s system...
Posted on Monday, October 05, 2020 09:00 AM
Ottawa - RBC Foundation will present a major gift to CHEO for the Kids Come First Health Team to improve access to youth mental health and addictions care in our community. This donation will support One Call/One Click, a new way of working that will create a single point of entry to Eastern Ontario’s system of care for mental health and addictions.
Members of the media are invited to attend the presentation to learn more about this exciting new service.
WHAT: Major gift enables new...
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 05:00 PM
A reminder to keep up-to-date with children’s immunizations
Ottawa — September 17, 2020 — Today, Ottawa Public Health and CHEO declared an end to the chickenpox outbreak which was limited to 4 East, an inpatient pediatric medicine unit at CHEO.
“This small outbreak was a clear reminder for everyone to ensure their children’s vaccinations are up-to-date,” said Dr. Nisha Thampi, a pediatric infectious diseases physician and the medical director of the Infection Protection and Control Program at CHEO.