Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; As you may be aware, effective January 1, 2023, pharmacists can prescribe certain medication to treat the following common ailments: hay fever (allergic rhinitis) oral thrush (candidal stomatitis) pink eye (conjunctivitis; bacterial, allergic...
Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; This past year has continued to present challenges for the organization as we managed our way through numerous waves of the pandemic and all of the resulting impact. Some of these challenges led to program restrictions or cancellations,...
Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; The following provides updates on COVID-19 measures the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) has announced in the past week.   We are moving away from active screening (where you used a QR code or completed a paper...
Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; This past year has been another challenging year for the people we support, families such as yourselves, our staff, and the organization overall. COVID continued to impact many aspects of the organization and affected many of our services....
Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; The situation with the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be improving with cases decreasing and most masking requirements ending.  As I am sure you are aware, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, continues to recommend masking in...
Family Memo

Family Memo

Dear Ongwanada Families; The current sixth wave of the pandemic has been particularly challenging for Ongwanada. With COVID being so prevalent in the community, some staff and supported individuals have been infected. Staff have also had to isolate due to exposure to...