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Posts tagged "flu"

  • Viral season alert for visitors

    December 19, 2014 — Peak viral season has arrived in Ottawa and viral diseases can be spread easily throughout the community.  Respiratory viruses are passed from person to person when the infected person coughs or sneezes, releasing germs into the air that are inhaled by others who are in close proximity. These germs can also […]

  • Influenza Information for Visitors

    January 4, 2013 – Flu season has arrived in Ottawa and it can be easily spread throughout the community. Flu germs are passed from person to person when the infected person coughs or sneezes, releasing germs into the air that are inhaled by others who are in close proximity. These germs can also land on […]

  • Flu Update: Information for Patients with Recent Travel to Saudi Arabia or Qatar

    November 14, 2012 – Two confirmed cases of a novel coronavirus have been identified globally since June 2012. One case was linked to a resident of Saudi Arabia, the other to a traveler to Saudi Arabia. The last case was diagnosed in late September. This virus has only been recently identified and there is limited information […]

  • Flu shot available at TOH

    October 30, 2012 – The Ottawa Hospital is pleased to confirm that it does have a supply of flu vaccines available and our immunization campaign has not slowed down. Our flu campaign team has been working closely with Ottawa Public Health from the moment the temporary suspension of Novartis vaccine was announced last Friday evening. […]