Kids Come First Town Hall on COVID-19 and Omicron
Posted on Tuesday, February 08, 2022 09:00 AM
8 February 2022
The Kids Come First Health Team recently hosted a Town Hall to share guidance and information for our partners, as we all work to respond to this latest wave of COVID-19/Omicron.
Some of the key topics covered include:
- workforce preservation efforts,
- work self-isolation practices,
- infection prevention and control measures,
- and much more!
Listen to the full Town Hall recording and get answers to common questions
The Ontario Minister of Health Supports the Kids Come First Health Team!
Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 09:00 AM
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Published on: 2021-10-04
COVID-19 Responses Of Kids Come First Partners and Members
Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021 09:00 AM
19 August 2021
Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, we have seen tremendous efforts across all sectors of the health-care system. Understanding that kids have been bearing the brunt of this pandemic, the Kids Come First Health Team has been innovating to respond to the needs of children, youth, their families, and providers.
Together we have:
- Offered specialized COVID-19 vaccination clinics for youth with medical complexities and their families
- Launched a unique Child and Youth Protection Clinic...
Supporting youth mental health: a resource for summer camps and anyone caring for kids
Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 09:00 AM
June 28, 2021
The Kids Come First Health Team has created a super-useful, one-page info sheet to help camps and their counsellors recognize and support children and youth with mental health concerns. “Supporting Youth Mental Health” provides:
- what to watch for,
- helpful coping strategies,
- ideas about who to turn to for support,
- how to start conversations about mental health and
- ways to connect with care options.
Many camp counsellors are youth, themselves. This handout will provide them a way to...
Kids Come First Health Team helps youth 12+ to get the COVID-19 vaccine in the Ottawa region
Posted on Monday, June 07, 2021 09:00 AM
June 7, 2021
Children from 12 to 17 years old in the Ottawa region are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine through the provincial booking portal. Members of the Kids Come First Health Team, including Ottawa Public Health (OPH), CHEO, community pediatricians, Roger Neilson House, parent and youth partners, and family physicians are working together to bring pediatric expertise to wherever it’s needed most to support this age group.
“We want every child 12 and older and their caregivers who want a...