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...
Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:38 PM
OTTAWA – March 28, 2020 – Last night, Ottawa Public Health confirmed that a health-care worker in our region has tested positive for COVID-19. Testing was done on March 25 at the COVID-19 Assessment Centre at Brewer Arena; the individual had no recent travel history. The individual works at CHEO and is currently in self-isolation and doing well.
The individual was most recently at CHEO on March 18 and has not been back. The individual works in an Ambulatory Care (outpatient) clinic, where patient...