Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 03:51 PM
Parents are not visitors and are always welcome by their child’s side
OTTAWA, ON — CHEO has two distinct COVID-19 pandemic policies to keep everyone in our care safe: a parent/caregiver policy and a separate visitor policy. Both policies are essential because 71% of the children in our care are under age 12 and not eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Visitors must be fully vaccinated, or they cannot enter CHEO at any of its locations.
Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 05:07 PM
CHEO among Newsweek’s 2022 World’s Best Hospitals
OTTAWA, Ontario, — Once again, CHEO has been recognized among the world’s best, making Newsweek’s 2022 World’s Best Hospitals list.
“It’s an honour to be recognized among the best in the world at caring for children and youth,” said CHEO President and CEO, Alex Munter. “And it’s rewarding for our team to know that our perseverance and hard work continues to shine through, even amid the ongoing pressures of the pandemic. Masks, physical...
Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:15 PM
OTTAWA — Janet Carioni is thrilled to see CHEO’s new assessment clinic for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) assessment and diagnosis. The clinic brings together, in one place, all the expertise needed to make the best and quickest possible diagnosis of FASD.
As an occupational therapist with clinical interest in FASD and a mother with lived experience, Janet knows firsthand why this clinic is so vital for the community.
Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:20 PM
Hospitals in the Champlain region are supportive of Ontario’s plan to require proof of vaccination to access businesses. COVID-19 vaccination is effective at reducing the risk of serious illness, hospitalization and death, and therefore protects our health-care system from becoming overwhelmed. That is why, in the coming weeks, hospitals in the region will begin requiring proof of vaccination for visitors entering the hospital. Hospitals...
Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 02:55 PM
On September 7, 2021, the Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued an order under the Connecting Care Act, 2019, transferring local pediatric home care services and staff from Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain to CHEO, effective September 20, 2021.
This transfer will enable an innovative local approach to integrate pediatric home care with other health care...