#books #food literacy #health #library #OPL #Ottawa Public Library #Province of Ontario

Investing in Ottawa Public Library

_ (via Ottawa Public Library) _ Ontario is supporting 10 new projects in public libraries that will improve services for Ontarians.  The Ottawa Public Library will receive $186,890 over two years to offer innovative food literacy programming.  This investment is part of the Ontario Libraries Capacity Fund, a $10 million program to help public libraries support strong, vibrant communities and better meet the changing needs of Ontarians. ...

#children #health #Immunization records #oph #Ottawa Public Health

Ottawa Public Health seeking up-to-date immunization information for school children

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) continues its efforts to protect our community from vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring all Ottawa students are fully immunized according to recommended schedules and have up-to-date immunization records. Parents and guardians who have received a letter from OPH and have not yet contacted OPH are asked to connect with OPH to avoid their child’s suspension from school. ...

#children #eyes #free #glasses #health #kindergarten #ottawa

Eye See...Eye Learn Helps Junior Kindergarten Children Best Starts with Free Program

Eye See…Eye Learn, a free program administered by the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) designed to detect, diagnose and treat children with vision problems, is available across the province of Ontario as of July 1, 2015. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care says, “Every year, thousands of Ontario children start school without ever having a comprehensive eye examination by an optometrist. ...