Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks

Today Medical Officers of Health from Eastern Ontario Health Unit; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; Renfrew County and District Health and Ottawa...

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

by Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health We are in the process of working with three of the neighbouring health units to enhance support...
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Culture change in long- term care: an opportunity

by Sue McDonald , former Long-Term Care Administrator of the CARP Ottawa Working Group. The tragic loss of life in long term care homes due to...

New Math Curriculum for Elementary Students

The Ontario government released the province's new elementary math curriculum, which they say will “better prepare students for work in a rapidly changing world,...
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Local Covid-19 update

The headline is: no new cases in the community and no new death since June 16, and there are no active cases in the...

The Ice Cream Float

If you spend any time on the Rideau River over the Summer, or at Baxter Conservation Area, you may have seen a colourfully decorated...

Ontario extends Declaration of Emergency to July 15

In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government has extended the provincial Declaration of Emergency under s.7.0.7 of the Emergency...

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this week.  A combination of heat and high humidity...

The cadillac of hospital beds

Studies show that we spend about one third of our life in bed. And when we are in the hospital, it can be even...

Ontario Encourages Support of Local Small Businesses

The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the "Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!" campaign, encouraging Ontarians...
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