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Truth and Reconciliation in Medicine: Resources Available

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Ottawa Public Health Access Options for Routine Infant, Child and Youth Patient’s Vaccinations

  • The COVID 19 pandemic has reduced access to routine infant, child, and youth vaccinations. As of Sept 17th, Ottawa Public Health and the City of Ottawa have expanded immunization services at community clinics to include routine and catch-up immunizations for eligible children and youth, in addition to COVID-19 immunization. OPH Community Clinics - Parenting in Ottawa.
  • OPH offers answers to common questions you may get from patients and caregivers of children who are off schedule for routine and catch-up immunizations.
  • In addition to the community clinics, there are several immunization catch-up options including resumption of school-based programs. For physicians and nurse practitioners who choose to immunize children with vaccines from the school-based schedule in their offices, ordering information can be found here: Vaccine Order Form - Ottawa Public Health .

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Updates From the Ottawa Health Team – Équipe Santé Ottawa (OHT–ESO) : Primary Care Partner Table

  • The OHT-ESO Primary Care Partner table is working to improve care delivery to patients across the City: send your questions and suggestions through the OHT-ESO website
  • Updates regarding the local OHT-ESO COVID community response and a community health team trial that focuses on frail older adults living in certain neighborhoods.

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Educational Opportunities

Medical Bytes is Back: University of Ottawa series of accredited webinars

  • Accredited webinar series offered by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development
  • September 30, October 7, October 14, October 21, October 28
    4:30PM - 5:30PM (Eastern)
  • Find registration and program information here.

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