Posted on Wednesday, June 02, 2021 11:00 AM
Ontario Genomics, University of Guelph, University of Ottawa and CHEO announce a game-changing initiative to analyze COVID-19 in wastewater to improve public health response and better understand outbreaks in communities across Ontario.
Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 09:29 AM
Earlier today, 215 orange ribbons were attached to trees in CHEO’s Butterfly Garden, our special memorial garden for children who have died. In this way, the CHEO community honours the lives of the 215 children whose bodies were found in a mass grave at the Kamloops residential school. We express sadness and solidarity with their families, communities and the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.
As a child-serving organization, CHEO acknowledges the legacy and the ongoing intergenerational...
Posted on Saturday, May 29, 2021 09:00 AM
Dear Premier Ford,
Thank you for your request for advice. We believe you are asking the simple question of whether schools should re-open or not. We have met to consider as much of the scientific evidence that we can. This letter offers you our best advice. We recognize that the ultimate decisions rest with the government, which must weigh the risks and benefits of challenging decisions during a pandemic. Thank you for your leadership during these very challenging times.
A clear principle. We would...
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 02:00 PM
Planning is underway to transfer pediatric home care services from Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain to CHEO, which is anticipated to take place in early August. This will be a step toward simplifying the pediatric health-care experience for families of children requiring care at home and in the community. Through consultations over many years, these families have asked for integrated, more connected care in acute and home care services.
Ensuring continuity of care is a top priority. ...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:27 AM
TORONTO, ON, May 26, 2021 – Food Allergy Canada announces today that Dr. Waleed Alqurashi, a pediatric emergency physician at CHEO and investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, in Ottawa, has been named the recipient of the Robyn Allen Leadership Award for 2021 for his important work in advancing knowledge and care of pediatric anaphylaxis.
“We are very proud that Dr. Alqurashi is the recipient of this year’s award in...