October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In Canada, one in eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. Furthermore, according to Cancer Care Ontario, First Nations women statistically get diagnosed at later stages. Lastly, while rare, men can get diagnosed with breast cancer as well. So get checked early, and get checked often, because […]
The capital is making its mark as one of the most active cities across the globe. A new study from Reebok called The Global State of Fitness, ranked Ottawa as the 16th most fit place to live. Amsterdam ranked the fittest, followed by Copenhagen and Helsinki. Only three Canadian cities made the list, with Vancouver ranking […]
With easing restrictions across the country, the Canadian government has released social gathering guidelines for people who are not vaccinated, partially vaccinated or fully vaccinated. It outlines various indoor and outdoor activities or settings and what is an appropriate course of action. The guidelines discuss whether a mask and physical distancing is required. Find them […]
Beginning April 1, First Nation, Inuit and Métis people in the Ottawa area who are 16 & older can book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine at the St. Laurent Complex. To book your appointment, call 613-691-5505 or visit the Wabano website.
Inuit, Métis and First Nations families 16 and over in Ottawa can register for Wabano Centre and Ottawa Public Health‘s Indigenous Family COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. The clinic will take place April 8, 9 and 10 at Wabano Centre. To book your appointment, call 613-748-0657 (ext. 456 or 465) or register here.
The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre right here in Ottawa is doing a fundraising event by selling local trees! It is their 35th Annual Christmas Tree Sale and the proceeds will go towards activities supporting patients, comfort and care. Not only that but the price is good too! With different sizes available here is what […]
COVID-19 Ottawa: Five more people in Ottawa have died from COVID-19. Ottawa Public Health has recorded 346 deaths from the virus throughout the pandemic. 77 new cases were reported Monday, sending the total up to 7,586 throughout the pandemic, with 6,660 resolved, and 580 active. COVID-19 Ontario: Across the province there are 1,242 new cases, […]
It’s cold and flu season, on top of the pandemic. You might be looking for some tips and tricks to stay healthy and safe at this time. Although the below list may seem a bit obvious, it is tried and true. Hydrate A lot us struggle to stay on top of our daily hydration. You […]
Ottawa’s top doctor has provided an update on COVID-19 in the city Sunday. Dr. Vera Etches says there is a total of 27 confirmed or intermediate cases in the Capital. The intermediate cases are confirming final follow-up test results. Etches also confirmed evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in our city. Five of the most […]
The Province has confirmed The City of Ottawa’s second case of Covid-19. The government says the patient is a woman in her 40’s, who recently returned from Italy. She visited the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, and is now in self-isolation. The news comes a day after the confirmation of the city’s first case. That was a man in […]