Virtual care key to safely increasing in-person clinical services for kids
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...
Joint statement on reopening schools
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...
Everyone's safety is our top priority
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...
Pediatric experts propose latest guidance for school reopening
Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:09 AM
TORONTO - Ottawa — A group of experts from across Ontario have come together to develop updated considerations for a safe school reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The living document, Updated COVID-19: Guidance for School Reopening, published July 29, 2020, was produced with input from CHEO and the other pediatric hospitals in Ontario, as well as experts from a wide range of disciplines across the province. It builds on an initial set of recommendations previously put forward by The Hospital...
Letter informs families of missing administrative forms
Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 03:00 PM
Ottawa—July 28, 2020—The following letter has been sent to parents of 67 clients of CHEO.
Please know that if you did not receive this letter, you are not affected.
July 28, 2020
At CHEO it is very important to us that we protect the privacy and confidentiality of your personal health information. It is the foundation of a trust that allows us provide the best care possible for you and your family. Keeping your information secure is a priority, and when we don’t meet our own high...