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Médecine Familiale 535 Family Practice

**COVID Vaccines in kids**

As of November 23rd, kids between ages 5 and 11 can be booked for an appointment for a COVID vaccine. 

Appointments for the COVID vaccine can be made:

 

We strongly encourage all of our patients to be immunized.  If you are uncertain or have questions, we recommend the following ressources:


Until further notice, we will NOT be giving COVID vaccines in our office.

Departure of Dr. Beaubien and arrival of Dr. Crosby

Dr. Lise Beaubien has retired from family practice. 

We are pleased to have Dr. Natalia Crosby join our team.  Dr. Crosby will take over the care of all of Dr. Beaubien's patients residing in Ontario who wish to continue to be followed at our clinic.

Dr. Crosby graduated from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the UK in 2009 and has been practicing family medicine in Ontario since 2017.

 

If you were a patient of Dr. Beaubien, reside in Ontario and wish to have your care transferred to Dr. Crosby, please sign a new patient enrolment form and return it to us before April 30, 2022.

 

You can send it to us using one of the following options:

  • Pomelo portal (you can scan it or send us a photo of the form)

  • Mail (our mailing address is 535 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1K 0V1)

  • Drop it off in person (our opening hours are Monday-Friday from 8am to 8pm, but please come before 7:30pm)

 

If you sign and return this form to us, you do not need to call the clinic to ask us to transfer your file to Dr. Crosby as it will be done automatically.  

Patients who were previously under Dr. Crosby's care at the St Laurent Medical Centre

If you were a patient of Dr. Crosby at the St Laurent Medical Clinic and wish to continue under her care, please complete the patient enrolment form and send it back to us

 

You can mail it or drop it off in person at 535 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON, K1K 0V1.  The clinic is located next to a Shopper's Drug Mart near the intersection with St Laurent boulevard. 

 

Please allow us at least seven days to process your form and create your chart before communicating with us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Crosby.

COVID Vaccines

THIRD DOSES FOR SELECT INDIVIDUALS:

As of December13th, Ontarians aged 50 and greater will be able to schedule an appointment for a booster COVID vaccine (3rd dose).

The following individuals can book their booster dose appointment now, at least six months (>/=168 days) following their second dose:

  • All Ontarians aged 70 or older 

  • Health-care workers 

  • All First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals and their  household members 

  • Recipients of two doses of AstraZeneca/COVIDSHIELD or one dose of Janssen 

  • Residents of long-term care homes, retirement homes, First Nation elder care lodges, as well as seniors living in other congregate settings such as assisted-living facilities, chronic care hospitals and congregate seniors’ apartment buildings  

 

Regardless of the vaccine used for the primary series, Pfizer or Moderna can be used as a booster.  

A third dose will continue to be offered for moderately to severely immunocompromised patient groups,
 at a minimum of 8 weeks after the second dose, to the following individuals:

 

  • Patients with solid tumours or hematological cancers on active treatment

  • Transplant recipients and (CAR)-T cell recipients

  • Recipients of any of the following immunosuppressive therapies: anti-B cell therapies, high dose systemic steroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites or TNF inhibitors and other biologic agents that are significantly immunosuppressive 

  • Patients with stage 3 or advanced untreated HIV infection or those with AIDS

  • Patients with moderate to severe primary immunodeficiency 

 

Appointments for the COVID vaccine can be made:


Until further notice, we will NOT be giving COVID vaccines in our office.


COVID VACCINATIONS RECEIVED OUTSIDE OF ONTARIO:

If you live in Ottawa and have received one or more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine outside of the Province of Ontario, you must provide your proof of immunization to Ottawa Public Health at the following link.  


PROOF OF VACCINATION:

To download your enhanced vaccine certificate (with an official QR code), please visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-proof/


COVID VACCINE EXEMPTION LETTERS:

Please be advised that medical exemptions to the COVID vaccine are extremely rare.

As per guidance released by the Chief Medical Officer of Ontario: 

The largest group of individuals who receive a medical exception will be those with severe allergic reactions or anaphylaxis to a previous dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or to any of its components and who have been assessed by an allergist/ immunologist to review methods for possible (re)administration of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Another group of individuals who may receive a medical exemption are those who are delaying their second dose because of a diagnosed episode of myocarditis/pericarditis after receipt of an initial dose of an mRNA vaccine.

 

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COVID 

**NEW*** The CHEO Assessment Centre at Brewer Park Arena now offers Do-It-Yourself Test Kits for kids age 2 months and up.  More information can be found here.

In order to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, and keep our patients and staff safe, we have implemented the following measures:

We ask that you come alone.  If you must be accompanied by someone (such is the case for children or adult dependants), we ask that only one person accompany you. 

Masks are mandatory and must be worn while you are in the office.  We will not let you into the clinic without a mask.

For further information, please click here.

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