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  • 2 mains jointes autour d'une tasse de café

    Wednesday Apr 10, 2024 at 6:15pm
    120 minutes

    Un café mortel, c'est une rencontre où on discute de la mort. Notre but est d'aider les gens à être à l'aise avec l'idée de la mort et leur finitude. 

    La bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa (BPO) offre ce programme en partenariat avec l'association "Home Hospice Association".

  • picture of living room with text for advance care planning workshop

    Thursday Apr 11, 2024 at 5:30pm
    90 minutes

    Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events. Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter)

  • a hand holding paper money, surrounded by coins

    Saturday Apr 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
    75 minutes

    Join us for a presentation from Scott G. Elliott, CPA. Learn about age appropriate “teachable moments” for kids of all ages – from as young as 5 to young adults. Ensure your child’s future financial independence with our tips and best practices.

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 1:00pm
    60 minutes

    Presented by Dying With Dignity Canada (Ottawa Chapter), Advance Care Planning is a workshop about making choices about how you would like to be cared for in the future, at a time when you are not able to speak for yourself. How to prepare an Advance Directive and choose a Power of Attorney for Personal Care are discussed. Materials include worksheets to identify and articulate one's beliefs about end of life care and choices around planning your own health care. Discussion will include how to talk to your loved ones about your health care wishes in the event of illness and unexpected physical events.

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
    45 minutes

    An overdose is a life-threatening medical emergency. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, while waiting for 911 to arrive. Being able to recognize the signs of an overdose quickly and having a naloxone kit can save a life. 

    Join Ottawa Public Health nurses for this 30-minute virtual information and training session on how to identify and respond to an overdose, including how to administer Naloxone, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Information on how to obtain a free kit will be provided as part of this presentation. 

    This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen in the meeting room 1A/1B of the Sunnyside branch.

  • Picture of Naloxone kit

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
     minutes

    An overdose is a life-threatening medical emergency. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, while waiting for 911 to arrive. Being able to recognize the signs of an overdose quickly and having a naloxone kit can save a life.

    Join Ottawa Public Health nurses for this 30-minute virtual information and training session on how to identify and respond to an overdose, including how to administer Naloxone, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Information on how to obtain a free kit will be provided as part of this presentation.

    Program is virtual only. Email with link to event will be sent out days before the program.

  •  A naloxone kit

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
    45 minutes

    An overdose is a life-threatening medical emergency. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose while waiting for 911 to arrive. Being able to recognize the signs of an overdose quickly and having a naloxone kit can save a life. 

    Join Ottawa Public Health nurses for this 30-minute virtual information and training session on how to identify and respond to an overdose, including how to administer Naloxone, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Information on how to obtain a free kit will be provided as part of this presentation. 

    This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen in the meeting room of the Elmvale Acres branch.

  • Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 6:00pm
    45 minutes

    An overdose is a life-threatening medical emergency. Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, while waiting for 911 to arrive. Being able to recognize the signs of an overdose quickly and having a naloxone kit can save a life.  

    Join Ottawa Public Health nurses for this 30-minute virtual information and training session on how to identify and respond to an overdose, including how to administer Naloxone, followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Information on how to obtain a free kit will be provided as part of this presentation.  

    This is a hybrid program.  The presenter is remote and will be on-screen in the meeting room. This is a drop-in event.

  • Picture of Naloxone kit

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 7:00pm
     minutes

    Une surdose est une urgence médicale qui met la vie en danger. La naloxone est un médicament qui sauve la vie et qui peut temporairement inverser les effets d'une surdose d'opioïdes, en attendant l'arrivée du 911. Savoir reconnaître rapidement les signes d'une surdose et avoir une trousse de naloxone peut sauver une vie.

    Joignez-vous aux infirmières de Santé publique Ottawa pour cette session virtuelle d'information et de formation de 30 minutes sur la façon d'identifier et de réagir à une surdose, y compris sur la façon d'administrer la Naloxone, suivie d'une période de questions de 15 minutes. Des renseignements sur la façon d'obtenir une trousse gratuite seront fournis dans le cadre de cette présentation.

    Inscription requise. Les participants inscrits recevront un courriel supplémentaire contenant le lien Zoom avant le début du programme.

  • un kit de naloxone

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2024 at 7:00pm
    45 minutes

    Une surdose est une urgence médicale qui met la vie en danger. La naloxone est un médicament qui sauve la vie et qui peut temporairement inverser les effets d'une surdose d'opioïdes, en attendant l'arrivée du 911. Savoir reconnaître rapidement les signes d'une surdose et avoir une trousse de naloxone peut sauver une vie.  

    Joignez-vous aux infirmières de Santé publique Ottawa pour cette session virtuelle d'information et de formation de 30 minutes sur la façon d'identifier et de réagir à une surdose, y compris sur la façon d'administrer la Naloxone, suivie d'une période de questions de 15 minutes. Des renseignements sur la façon d'obtenir une trousse gratuite seront fournis dans le cadre de cette présentation.  

    Il s'agit d'un programme hybride.  Le présentateur est à distance et sera à l'écran à Elmvale Acres.