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Easter weekend

We will be closed on Friday March 29th as this is a stat holiday.  Our acute care clinic will be open as usual on Saturday morning.  On Monday April 1st, the office will be open from 10AM to 8PM.  Happy Easter to those celebrating!

Measles

You might have heard that cases of measles are increasing worldwide.  Cases in Canada are mostly related to travel.  This disease is preventable with adequate vaccination.

Babies and children:

  • Children receive one dose of the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps & rubella) at 12 months and a second dose between 4 and 6 years old.

  • Infants 6-11 months: One dose of MMR vaccine may be given if infant is travelling outside of Canada. (Note: Two additional doses of measles-containing vaccine must be administered after the child is 12 months old to ensure long lasting immunity to measles).
     

Adults born in or after 1970:
You should have received two doses of Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine.  If not, please contact us to schedule a MMR vaccination.


Adults born before 1970:
All adults born before 1970 are generally presumed to have natural immunity to measles.  A one time dose of Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine is recommended for travellers to destinations outside of Canada.

 

More information can be found at: https://www.ottawapublichealth.ca/en/public-health-topics/measles-red-measles.aspx#Vaccination-for-children-and-youth


 

Contact Us

Contact us by phone or via the Pomelo Portal 

535 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON K1K 0V1, Canada

PHONE: (613) 746-5350

FAX: (613) 746-5340

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