Diabetes Eye Screening Ottawa (DESO)

Centretown Community Health Centre, in collaboration with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the Eye Institute, now offers community-based eye screening at no cost to eligible clients who have a diagnosis of diabetes (Type 1, 2) and have not had a diabetic retinopathy eye exam within the past 12 months. The target populations are Mandarin-speaking Chinese … Read more

Cancer Screening Resources Available in Multiple Languages

The Lowertown Community Resource Center is working with multiple partners to get people the tests they don’t yet know they need. Throughout the pandemic, many health services had to pause parts of their work or adapt the way they work entirely. Cancer screening is one such activity that was delayed for many months. That, along … Read more