The IWK encourages the public to continue to do the things that keep themselves and their families healthy and well. This includes seeking support for time-sensitive care and for any concerning symptoms or issues that may arise.
Please continue to have your child vaccinated according to schedule.
Please continue to attend well-child visits or contact your primary care provider or pediatrician if there are concerns about things like development, feeding or growth.
If your child has acute or chronic health issues and there are new or worsening symptoms or issues, there are a number of options:
The Mental Health & Addicitions program is still open and here for you during COVID-19 pandemic.
The IWK Regional Poison Centre offers confidential 24/7 telephone advice to the public of all ages. If you have questions or would like to speak to a poison specialist team member call toll-free 1-800-565-8161.