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April 14 – Ministry Funded Fertility Program Update

The Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC) Funded Fertility Program at the Ottawa Fertility Centre has been running since December 2015. The implementation of this funded program has been a priority of OFC and several changes have been implemented for wait listing our patients and preparing patients for treatment within the program. These changes have been designed to improve access to

April 11 – Updated Zika Virus Statement

“Zika continues to be prevalent and there are still travel-related cases of Zika virus being reported in Canada from travelers returning from countries with ongoing Zika virus outbreaks. In particular, two USA states have been confirmed to have locally transmitted Zika virus cases in both Florida and Texas. As OFC has been advised by CDC, any state with active Zika within one of its cities w

April 5 – Fertility Yoga Program Final Class Notice

 

For over two and a half years, we have been pleased to offer complimentary Fertility Yoga to our patients and the infertility community at large. This has been an incredibly successful program that has benefited hundreds of patients. The OFC team has truly enjoyed being able to support our community in this way.

Going forward, we have decided to invest in other programs to benefit a

March 23 – Access to tax credit for fertility treatments expanded in budget

Great news for past and present nations!

Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays from the Ottawa Fertility Centre Team!

Clinic & Pharmacy Open until noon December 23

Clinic & Pharmacy Closed (including phone lines)

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Open for treatment patients appointments & Day 1 phone calls December 29 and 31

Pharmacy open December 29 and 31 from 8:00 am t0 11:30

August 2 – Ontario Fertility Program has released Patient Information Sheet

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JULY 29 – ONTARIO’S FERTILITY PROGRAM UPDATE

Since December 21, 2015 the Ottawa Fertility Centre (OFC) has been implementing the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care’s (MOHLTC) new publicly funded fertility treatment program, also known as Ontario’s Fertility Program. We have a few important updates for our patients:

1) OFC does not currently have a wait list for patients to access the funded IUI program. Although Ontario’s

July 8 – Kingston Fertility Officially Opens Wednesday July 13, 2016

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Kingston Fertility Centre. Kingston Fertility will begin treating patients on Wednesday July 13, 2016. This newly established practice improves access to care and reduces wait times for fertility patients in the Kingston area and beyond. 

Treatment Available to Patients at Kingston Fertility Include:

On-site Fertility

APRIL 25 – ZIKA VIRUS: AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR PATIENTS

The Zika virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. It can be transmitted by an infected pregnant woman to her developing baby as well as sexually transmitted by an infected man to his partner. Typically the illness is mild and the majority of those infected do not have symptoms; however, if the Zika virus is transmitted to a developing baby it can cause microcephaly. Microcephaly is a

FEB 2 – Update on Ontario’s Fertility Program at OFC

Upon the Government of Ontario’s announcement on December 21, 2015, the Ottawa Fertility Centre began treating Ontario patients through the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care’s (MOHLTC) new publicly funded fertility treatment program, called Ontario’s Fertility Program. This new program has had a major impact on the operations at our clinic, and below is a summary of how these changes

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