OPH wants Ottawans to fine tune physical distancing

While the rate of COVID-19 transmission in Ottawa has declined over the last two weeks, Ottawa Public Health is calling on residents to take further measures — albeit small ones — to... Read more »

As spread slows slightly, OPH wants Ottawans to fine tune their physical distancing

While the rate of COVID-19 transmission in Ottawa has declined over the last two weeks, Ottawa Public Health is calling on residents to take further measures — albeit small ones — to... Read more »

2014 Parliament Hill shooting still haunts security guards

Every year on Oct. 22, former House of Commons security guard Maurice Montpetit makes a solemn pilgrimage to the National War Memorial before heading to Parliament Hill. He stands at the spot where Cpl. Nathan... Read more »

Ontario ordered enough flu shots for a third of the population

While public health officials are urging more people to get a flu shot this year, the Ontario government ordered enough doses of the influenza vaccine to cover only about 35 per cent of... Read more »

Deadly day, lasting impact

Every year on Oct. 22, former House of Commons security guard Maurice Montpetit makes a solemn pilgrimage to the National War Memorial before heading to Parliament Hill. He stands at the spot where Cpl. Nathan... Read more »

Give young people alternatives, not lectures, to manage COVID-19 spread, say experts

Young people are among the most prolific spreaders of COVID-19, and while health authorities and schools continue to issue heavy-handed warnings, some experts on public policy say there may be more effective... Read more »

Fewer in-school HPV vaccinations could cause rise in preventable cancers, doctors warn

Clinicians are warning that the cancellation of Ontario’s in-school HPV vaccination programs in the spring of 2020 could lead to thousands of preventable cancers in the future if children aren’t tracked to make sure they... Read more »

Loss of in-school HPV vaccinations could cause rise in preventable cancers, doctors warn

Clinicians are warning that the cancellation of Ontario’s in-school HPV vaccination programs in the spring of 2020 could lead to thousands of preventable cancers in the future if children aren’t tracked to make sure they... Read more »

No in-school HPV vaccinations could cause rise in preventable cancers, doctors warn

Clinicians are warning that the cancellation of Ontario’s in-school HPV vaccination programs could lead to thousands of preventable cancers in the future if children aren’t tracked to make sure they eventually get... Read more »

Families, health coalition demand action on long-term care 

Betty Yakimenko says her mom, Elsie Stadler, must be made of Teflon, because the Madonna Care Community resident has been tested eight times for COVID-19, and each time the result has come back... Read more »