Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 01:03 PM
Ottawa, April 21, 2020: Kids Come First Health Team has opened Ottawa’s first COVID-19 isolation centre for youth. The Youth Services Bureau (YSB) and CHEO, both partners in Kids Come First, have created a safe place for youth to be cared for by youth workers and medical professionals. Vulnerable individuals, aged 16-21, including those who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, and those who do not have the space to self-isolate, will be able to recover or await test results at this site....
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:34 AM
This is a joint message from Ottawa’s medical chiefs of staff
As the community continues to follow physical distancing recommendations from Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa area hospitals want to remind the public to continue to come to hospital if you think you have a serious health concern. We appreciate that the public is taking the recommendations to stay home so seriously, but it should not come at the cost of your health or safety. If you are in need of urgent medical attention, please go to your...
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 11:10 AM
Ottawa, Canada – March April 17, 2020 – Period poverty is when economic conditions make it difficult or impossible for individuals to buy menstrual products. At CHEO, period poverty has ended. Menstrual products are readily available and free of charge — just another way CHEO is making things a little easier as we all navigate our lives in a pandemic world.
According to a recent study by Plan International Canada, one third of Canadians who menstruate under the age of 25 say they’ve struggled to...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 12:10 PM
This is a joint message from Ontario Health East – Champlain District’s Clinical Care Coordination Centre, on behalf of the hospitals of Eastern Ontario.
OTTAWA – April 3, 2020 – As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve locally, Eastern Ontario hospitals are working together to create a regional patient flow strategy to care for patients.
Patient flow across the region will be coordinated by a single command centre....
Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:41 PM
COVID-19 is affecting us all is significant ways and the pandemic situation is changing rapidly. But you can always count on CHEO to be here when you need us — we are on your side.
At CHEO, our exemplary staff and medical staff are following the most current infection prevention and control precautions. We are doing everything we can to ensure everyone’s safety while being cared for at CHEO.
And that care includes parents and caregivers as important members of the care team. As part of the team and...