Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 04:11 PM
Study reviewing 28,000 children over three-plus years following birth found no increased risk of early childhood health issues following exposure to seasonal flu vaccination during pregnancy.
A population-based study, published today in JAMA, has found flu vaccination during pregnancy does not lead to an increased risk of adverse early childhood health outcomes.
Although pregnant people are not more susceptible to acquiring influenza infection, they are at an increased risk of severe illness and...
Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 12:01 PM
The CHEO Community stands in solidarity with all those affected by Sunday's violent and deadly display of Islamophobia that killed a family of four and orphaned a young boy in London, Ontario.
We stand with the Muslim community in mourning and condemning this terrorist attack. Although this attack happened hundreds of kilometres away in London, Ontario, we know that this news will be very close to the hearts of many of us here in Ottawa. There is work to do across Canada...
Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 09:00 AM
Ottawa—June 7, 2021 — Children from 12 to 17 years old in the Ottawa region are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine through the provincial booking portal. Members of the Kids Come First Health Team, including Ottawa Public Health (OPH), CHEO, community pediatricians, Roger Neilson House, parent and youth partners, and family physicians are working together to bring pediatric expertise to wherever it’s needed most to support this age group.
Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 10:24 AM
New: June 3, 2021:
The Kids Come First Health Team’s Vaccination Clinic at CHEO provides COVID-19 vaccinations exclusively for youth ages 12 years old and up who are unable to be vaccinated in the community for medical reasons, along with their caregivers. See if your child or youth qualifies.
Kids Come First Health Team vaccine update
CHEO, Roger Neilson House and community pediatricians and family physicians are working together to bring pediatric expertise to vaccine clinics across Ottawa,...
Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 02:00 PM
TORONTO — As leaders in children’s health, we are deeply disappointed that Ontario has not acted upon the broad consensus for a regional re-opening of in-person learning. This consensus included children’s healthcare, public health, scientific experts and teachers’ organizations.
Throughout the pandemic, children and youth have made enormous sacrifices, from missing school, to the delays of surgery and treatment. To date, there has been inadequate...