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CCHC in the Media During the Pandemic (2020-2021)


May 14

Ottawa Citizen: Pandemic prompts Ottawa mental health agencies to launch ‘one-stop’ website for counselling. Tamara Chipperfield from Centretown CHC interviewed.

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November 5

December 18



January 9 CBC: COVID-19 outbreak at shelter a ‘predictable, perfect storm’. Dr. Carol Geller from Centretown CHC interviewed.

January 25 CBC: Community-based nurses, doctors feeling ‘invisible’ during pandemic. Dr. Alison Eyre from Centretown CHC interviewed.

February 7 Fulcrum: Trans community’s barriers to health care amplified by pandemic. Noah and Alex from Centretown CHC mentioned.

March 2 Ottawa Citizen: Transgender health care in Ottawa hit by pandemic complications. Noah Parchment of Centretown CHC interviewed.

March 3 CBC Ottawa Morning: Noah Parchment interviewed. Longer wait times for transgender health care during pandemic

March 6 Carleton University School of Social Work’s 2021 Black History celebration: Noah Parchment interviewed. Challenges of being an African Black Caribbean LGBTQ and the importance of celebrating blackness through Black History.

March 11 CFRA Radio: Dr. Alison Eyre interviewed. The role of family doctors in vaccine rollout.

March 22 Ottawa Citizen: Healthcare professionals warn of ‘echo’ pandemic as Canadians’ mental health suffers. Tamara Chipperfield: here.

April 26 Radio-Canada: La confusion liée aux vaccins nuit aux Ottaviens les plus vulnérables. Alison Eyre and Kelli Tonner interviewed.

April 26 CBC: Vaccine confusion hurting vulnerable Ottawans the most, say community health centres. Alison Eyre and Kelli Tonner interviewed


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