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Mental Wellbeing for Health Care Workers during the COVID -19 Pandemic: On-going Support Services

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New Mental Health and Addiction Service for Kids and Youth: 1Call1Click.Ca Open for Referrals

  • Physicians and nurse practitioners can now refer children and youth to 1Call1Click.ca, a new mental health and addictions service designed to match the complex needs of children, from birth to 21 years of age.
  • Make a referral, see a patient’s circle of care and access patient charts using EpicCare link.
  • Physicians and nurse practitioners may also wish to share information about this service with patients wanting to access 1Call1Click.ca independently. Direct patient contact begins with a phone call (613-230-2360) or submission of an online form. Once connected, service providers will work with patients to help select the best service for their mental health and addiction needs and assist with making an appointment.

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New East-end In-person Baby Weighing Service: OPH increases breastfeeding and baby support services

  • New service available in Orléans in collaboration with the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resources Centre (OCCRC) that allows babies to be weighed on an accurate scale.
  • Ottawa Public Health is increasing in-person breastfeeding support by certified lactation consultants (IBCLC), now 3 days a week, by appointment. Appointments are booked through the Baby Help Line 613-580-2424, ext. 23774.
  • OPH’s Public Health Nurse home visiting service continues to accept referrals. Refer via: web form or fax the pdf referral form to 613-580-9646.

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Educational Opportunities

Virtual CME: 2021 Mental Health Update: Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic, University of Ottawa

  • Date: Friday, October 29, 2021, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT).
  • Accreditation: 4.5 Mainpro+ credits | 4.5 Hours (Section 1).
  • Provider: University of Ottawa CPD. Registration. English only.

Recent Public Health Alerts Issued for Health Care Professionals by OPH

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