Protecting everyone at CHEO; limiting COVID’s continuing impacts
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 06:47 PM
The weather’s improving. So are case counts and the wastewater signal for COVID-19. Today, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health issued a statement stating that mask mandates for hospitals will end on Saturday.
But as many people in the community shed layers of COVID-19 protection, CHEO needs to continue with all the layers of protection we have, including entrance screening and masking for everyone.
Importantly, CHEO still has a significant...
Government of Canada helping connect international health professionals with jobs in their field
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2022 12:57 PM
OTTAWA, June 6, 2022 – Canadians will benefit from having access to care from more internationally educated health professionals (IEHPs) when and where they need them, thanks to additional federal support for the National Newcomer Navigation Network (N4).
An announcement at CHEO today confirmed an additional $1.5 million in funding from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and underscored that newcomers are critical to Canada’s labour force. Many are highly skilled...
Candlelighters’ services moving to CHEO, streamlining support for families
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 06:00 PM
OTTAWA – May 31, 2022 – For more than 20 years, Candlelighters has provided unique programs and services to enrich the lives of children and their families who are coping with childhood cancer and who are receiving care at CHEO. To streamline the services offered to these families, and recognizing care goes beyond the walls of the hospital, as of June 1, 2022, CHEO will take on providing the programs and services currently offered by Candlelighters....
Extreme Weather Aftermath and Recovery
Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 06:08 PM
Last updated on Monday, May 30, 2022
Saturday’s severe weather caused widespread damage, disruption, and hardship. Our thoughts are with everyone affected directly and indirectly.
As an essential service, CHEO remains open. We know people count on us and Team CHEO is doing its very best to serve young people and their families at this challenging time. If you can’t make it to a planned appointment, don’t worry. Just let your clinic/provider...
Ottawa storm and power outage update
Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 09:57 AM
Due to city-wide power outages, if your child requires electricity for life-sustaining technology and you need support, CHEO's Emergency Department is here for you. Reception centres throughout the city are available for recharging other equipment.
For latest updates, follow the City of Ottawa on Twitter, visit the City of Ottawa's website and consult Hydro Ottawa's website for latest news on power outages.