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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

Patient Advisory – Zika Virus

The OFC strongly urges women who are pregnant, may be pregnant or wish to become pregnant in the near future not to travel to a country with active Zika virus. Avoid attempting pregnancy for at least 28 days upon returning from a country with active Zika virus. If travel to a country with active Zika virus is unavoidable, we strongly encourage the use of birth control for the duration of your

DECEMBER 21 – Funded IVF is here!

We are very pleased to announce that we have received documentation from the Ontario Ministry of Health confirming our participation in the funded IVF program. We will begin contacting patients on the funded IVF waiting list. We ask for your patience while we organize and coordinate the logistics of this program.

We cannot at this time notify every patient of expected waiting times however w

NOVEMBER 27 – IVF Funding in Ontario in December

A specific start date for funded IVF in Ontario has not been announced. The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has identified clinics to participate in delivering funded IVF, IUI and Fertility Preservation (cancer patients only) treatment cycles and the Ottawa Fertility Centre is one of the clinics. Fertility centres across Ontario were asked to submit applications to the Ministry. The Ottawa

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