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COVID-19 third dose for immunocompromised patients

Based on the recommendation of the Chief Medical Officer of Health of Ontario, the following immunocompromised population groups are eligible for an extension of the primary COVID-19 vaccine series: Transplant recipients. Individuals receiving treatment with an anti-CD20 agent. Individuals receiving active treatment (chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy) for malignant hematologic (blood) disorders. Those who are eligible […]

The Ottawa Hospital to implement mandatory vaccine policy

The Ottawa Hospital, like many other hospitals in Ontario, is following the provincial government directive and implementing a COVID-19 vaccination policy for everyone working in the hospital environment. This means that TOH will require everyone to receive their first dose by September 7, as outlined in the government directive, and their second dose by October 15. Currently, […]

From left to right, Judie Wheeland, Marney Cooper and Andree Kaspardlov,
Resident Support Aides: bringing companionship and support to seniors in long-term care

Judie Wheeland became a Resident Support Aide in a long-term care home after caring for her elderly parents. A new provincial program, supported by The Ottawa Hospital, has helped Judie and others re-train and support seniors in the region’s long-term care homes.

Rosemary Bickerton (left) and Joselyn Banks (right)
Resilience, innovation and teamwork – check out the 2020-2021 annual report!

From our COVID-19 response within our walls and in our community, to the latest plans for the new Civic development, read inspiring stories of resilience, innovation and teamwork in the 2020-2021 annual report.

Members of The Ottawa Hospital pharmacy team
How the pharmacy team at The Ottawa Hospital is helping to expedite the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in Ottawa

Pharmacy professionals at The Ottawa Hospital play a central role in getting Ottawa residents vaccinated for COVID-19. From preparing the vaccine to building vaccine confidence, read how pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants help expedite the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Healthy feet in shoes
The truth about COVID toe and ten tips to help you keep your feet healthy indoors

COVID toe was once thought to be a symptom of COVID-19, but research suggests the painful red lesions on your feet are more likely caused by something else.

This website gives you common facts, advice and tips. Some of it may not apply to you. Please talk to your doctor, nurse or other health-care team member to see if this information will work for you. They can also answer your questions and concerns.