Moving forward

June 24, 2021. As we continue to roll out second vaccine doses to individuals supported by Ongwanada, an increasing number of them will become considered immune to COVID-19 (fourteen days after receiving their second dose). With their immunity comes the ability to engage in activities that, up until now, were strongly discouraged. For example, when…

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Second dose appointments

Individuals who received their first COVID-19 vaccination at Ongwanada Resource Centre can rest assured that we are currently working to move second-dose appointments sooner than initially scheduled based on vaccine availability. We will be in contact with each individual once we can confirm new dates for the clinics. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Pharmacy closed for Canada Day weekend

Please note that the pharmacy at Ongwanada will be closed from July 1 through July 4, 2021, and will reopen for regular hours of operation on Monday, July 5, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  

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Memo to Families (June 17)

June 17, 2021| June 17 re: Vaccines and family visits Dear Ongwanada family members, I am pleased to inform you that, working closely with our Public Health Unit, we have secured additional Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to provide accelerated second doses for many individuals supported by Ongwanada and other developmental agencies in the Southeast Ontario region.…

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Memo to Families (June 10)

June 10, 2021| June 10 re: Roadmap to reopen Ontario Dear Ongwanada family members, As the Province enters step one of its Roadmap to Re-open, we are receiving a number of inquiries regarding what this means for the people we support and their families. Effective Monday June 14th we are re-opening our Crescent Centre day…

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