Posted on Friday, October 29, 2021 04:15 PM
Ottawa — When you enter any CHEO location, take comfort in knowing our team is vaccinated. From the welcome staff you meet at the door, to your care team, from those serving you coffee to everyone in between. And this promise extends to anyone CHEO sends to provide care in homes and in schools. We thank everyone on Team CHEO for their incredible support and compliance with our Universal COVID-19 Immunization Policy. Evidence-based vaccines add one more layer...
Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 04:24 PM
The Hon. Doug Ford
Premier of Ontario
Legislative Building, Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON M7A 1A1
RE: Response to Premier’s Letter on Health Care Worker Vaccination
Dear Premier Ford,
As three leading children’s hospitals in Ontario, and in partnership with our provincial partner paediatric healthcare providers, we have advocated strongly throughout the pandemic that children be placed at the forefront of policy decision making. Our top priority continues to be the safety of the children, youth and families...
Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021 12:47 PM
Ottawa — As a health-care organization, CHEO’s top priority is always the safety of the children, youth and families we serve, and all members of our team. As of today, 99.3% of full-time personnel and 97.6% of part-time and casual personnel are immunized. We are thankful to everyone who has taken this critical step to help us deliver on our commitment to always put safety first.
Evidence-based vaccines add one more layer of protection to keep...
Posted on Friday, October 15, 2021 11:11 AM
TORONTO, October 15, 2021 – The Children’s Health Coalition urges the Government of Ontario to pursue a cautious approach to reopening and to double down on the measures that are working to keep schools open and protect the health and well-being of children and youth.
Since schools have opened up for in-person learning in September, our provincial COVID-19 numbers have been stable and have been tracking within the best-case scenario as outlined by the COVID-19 Science Advisory and Modelling Consensus...
Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Ottawa — Pediatrics has published a new, first-of-its-kind study that followed and examined the experiences of transgender youth in Canada.
"Our study found that, in spite of high levels of parental support for trans youth seeking gender-affirming medical care, there was lack of timely access to care, with high rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts or actions when these youth were first seen for gender-affirming medical care,” said...