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University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Site: Ottawa - Ruskin St, Ste HS112

Service: Prevention and Wellness Centre - Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-696-7071
Toll Free Phone 1-866-399-4432
Fax 613-696-7194
Primary Executive Robert Reid, Deputy Chief
Address & Map
40 Ruskin St, Suite H2353
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Public education and health promotion programs to Heart Institute patients, the families of patients, the general public and to workplaces and community groups in the Champlain District. Programming aims to develop awareness of heart disease risk factors and promote heart healthy lifestyles in areas such as smoking, nutrition, physical activity, and stress management 
* CardioPrevent Program: Free program to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease 
* Women@Heart Program: Free peer support program led by women with heart disease, for women with heart disease 
* Quit Smoking Program: Helps all adult smokers requiring assistance with making a cessation attempt 
* Resource centre
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Qu├ębec - Western ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Cardiac patients, family members of patients, high risk population
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Fees vary according to service * CardioPrevent Program and Women@Heart Programs are free
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1990; HIPRC: 1983
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Local Health Integration Network ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 140813452 RR0001 (The Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation); 866925241 RR0001 (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 04 Nov 2019
Service Categories Condition Specific Rehabilitation Services ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Heart Disease

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