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June 4, 2019


Tegretol/Carbamazepine are being reported in short supply. A summary of various manufacturers/shortage status, as reported by, can be found below.


 Brand Name Packaging Size     Satus           Date Created      Date Updated      Reports      Estimated Resolution Date   

Epic Golf Challenge 2019 Group Photo



Epilepsy Durham Region's Epic Golf Challenge is back for our 6th year! On May 14th, 2020, we will see 12 teams of four(ish) competed against one another in an EPIC battle of 36 holes, trying to not only end up with the best round of golf, but also to raise the largest amount of pledged money.


If each of our 48 golfers pledges to raise $1,500, our goal of raising $72,000 in support of our Pediatric Management Program &

Please join us on Monday, June 10th from 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm for our quarterly lecture series evening. This lecture series topic is Do I have to Disclose? | Learn about your rights as an employee living with a disability. We are excited to have Genevieve D'Iorio from the Workers' Health and Safety Legal Clinic join us as a guest speaker for this evening's event. 


Genevieve D’lorio is a Community Legal Worker at the Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic. She provides public legal education workshops to help vulnerable workers better understand and protect themselves when working in Ontario. She will be discussing recent changes to workers’ rights made by the Ontario government and how these changes will impact workers’ health and safety. She will also discuss how to identify and combat


Osler Business Consulting Ltd., in partnership with Epilepsy Ontario present the 2019 Osler Epilepsy Scholarships


These scholarships are awarded to graduating high school students across Ontario that are living with epilepsy and who meet the following criteria:

  • Has been accepted to a post-secondary institution or currently pursuing a postsecondary
  • Currently under an Ontario physician’s care for epilepsy
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident


It is anticipated that up to four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Click here to learn more and view the scholarship application.












1. What are the upcoming changes to OHIP+?

Starting April 1, 2019, the government is focusing OHIP+ benefits on children and youth who do not have a private plan. Children and youth 24 years of age and under who are OHIP-insured, but who do not have a private plan, will continue to receive coverage for eligible prescription medications through OHIP+.

Children and youth 24 years of age and under who have a private plan will access prescription medications through their private plan*, like they did prior to the launch of OHIP+ on January 1, 2018.
Households with high out-of-pocket prescription drug expenses, that include children and youth who are covered under a private plan, can apply to the Trillium Drug Program. The Trillium Drug Program is available to all OHIP-insured

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