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...
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...