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Shingles Vaccine Announcement

Date: September 21, 2016 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

Shingles Vaccine Announcement Ontario is expanding the province’s publicly funded immunization program to help more seniors stay healthy. Beginning September 15, 2016, Ontario will offer the shingles vaccine free of charge to seniors 65 to 70 years of age. Shingles can be very serious and cause complications such as loss of vision and debilitating nerve pain and studies show people 65 to 70 years of age are most prone to getting shingles. The shingles vaccine reduces the likelihood of...

Reminder: Webinar on the proposed Patients First Act, 2016

Date: September 15, 2016 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

Reminder:  Webinar on the proposed Patients First Act, 2016 On September 7, 2016 Dr. Bob Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care provided an update on status of the Patients First Act, 2016 and the implementation planning activities which are underway. The webinar was a follow-up to the June 10, 2016 session following introduction of that bill, to provide an overview and address questions. Interested in knowing more? Click link: http://www.vvcnetwork.ca/moh/20160907/  

Reminder: The National Research Council of Canada wants your input / ** Rappel : Le Conseil national de recherches Canada souhaite recevoir vos commentaires

Date: September 1, 2016 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

Reminder : The National Research Council of Canada wants your input / ** Rappel : Le Conseil national de recherches Canada souhaite recevoir vos commentaires You recently received an invitation to participate in an online consultation, being conducted by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). This exercise seeks to identify the major barriers which limit the ability for seniors to remain living at home for as long as possible, as well as those technologies with the potential to...


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