#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. ...

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Families take up the Parenting in Ottawa Breastfeeding Challenge

Babies and toddlers and their mothers celebrated breastfeeding anywhere, anytime at the _ _ _ Parenting in Ottawa _ Breastfeeding Challenge Saturday , with 80 babies breastfeeding at one site at 11 a.m. at City Hall. The Breastfeeding Challenge, which began in 2001 by the Quintessence Foundation as part of World Breastfeeding Week, is a friendly competition that brings together mothers from around the world by challenging them to set the record for the most babies breastfeeding at one time. ...

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Event offers parents support with bullying

The Ottawa Bullying Prevention Coalition presented its first-ever event for parents to help their children with bullying. The ** Bullying - What Can Parents Do? Let’s Talk About It… ** event this evening brought together key partners including mental-health experts, researchers, and school board and police representatives to support parents, with the goal of building a more supportive and safe community for all those impacted by bullying. ...