The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) Patient Alumni is working closely with the Heart Institute senior management to keep all its members (patients, family members, relatives, friends and caregivers) informed of all developments with regards to the impact of COVID-19 at the Heart Institute. You can review the latest messages posted on the UOHI website as well as on the UOHI Facebook and Twitter.
If you are planning to VISIT the Heart Institute: The UOHI is effectively screening all visitors and imposing restrictions to visitor access in an effort to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus. Complete info: https://www.ottawaheart.ca/news/important-message-visitors-what-know-coming-heart-institute
If you have OUTPATIENT ACTIVITIES at the Heart Institute: The UOHI has cancelled all outpatient classes, support groups and workshops, effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. Complete info: http://ow.ly/gXOR50yLhBk
If you have NON-URGENT SURGERIES OR PROCEDURES scheduled: Hospitals in the Ottawa area are taking a planned approach to postpone non-urgent surgeries, procedures, and outpatient programming and clinics, in line with guidance from the Ontario Ministry of Health. Complete info: https://www.ottawaheart.ca/news/heart-institute-postponing-non-urgent-appointments-procedures-and-surgeries