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Posts tagged "influenza"

  • Emergency wait times and occupancy pressures increase as influenza cases go up

    The Ottawa Hospital asks that patients respect infection control measures and present to the Emergency Department only when necessary. January 8, 2013 – The Ottawa Hospital is experiencing an increase of 50-60 visits to the Emergency Department (ED) each day, with the majority of these being related to influenza. We are also seeing an increase in […]

  • 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. […]

  • Protect yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu

    November 2, 2011 – The flu vaccine is safe, free and the most effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu. Getting the flu shot is an easy way to avoid missing school or work, or passing on the flu to those around you. Ottawa Public Health also reminds Ottawa residents […]