The following websites may provide helpful information about your child’s health.
From the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, About Kids Health provides parents, children, and healthcare providers with free, evidence-based information about every day health and complex medical conditions.
Call Health Link (811) for health advice from a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Caring for Kids provides parents with information about their child and teen’s health and well-being. The site is developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society.
CHEO‘s A-Z health resources web-page provides parents with topic-specific information about their child’s health and well-being.
What to expect when visiting the emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic
This video and infographic provide information about changes in hospital procedures that can be expected during the pandemic, and the regular steps involved in a visit to the emergency department (ED).
These resources were created by ECHO and ARCHE with support from TREKK. They were funded by the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation through the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute.
Associated with Alberta Health Services, the HEAL (Health Education and Learning) program provides families across Alberta with easily accessible and reliable information about common minor illnesses and injuries among children.
From the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, the Healthy Parenting Winnipeg website is filled with information for growing families.
KidCareCanada‘s mission is to empower all new parents to raise their children to be socially and emotionally healthy. Based out of BC, this website has a variety of evidence-based resources for families.
Visit My Health Alberta for health information and tools, such as current emergency department wait times, checking your symptoms, and learning more about a health condition or medicine.
Parachute is a Canadian, charitable organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives. Their focus is on prevention, specifically related to motor vehicle collisions, sports and recreation, and seniors’ falls.
The Public Health Agency of Canada has a variety of government related links for caregivers and families.
Check out the top 10 emergency department tips for families from CAEP (the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians).
The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).