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CHEO’s virtual emergency room will help parents decide if kids need to go to the hospital
9 months ago

CHEO’s virtual emergency room will help parents decide if kids need to go to the hospital

The new service offers video appointments where a doctor will assess the child’s condition and advise parents whether they need to come to the emergency department.
New Brunswick reports no new COVID-19 cases for 16th day in a row
10 months ago

New Brunswick reports no new COVID-19 cases for 16th day in a row

"We have come a long way, but we are still vulnerable. Our province is still under a state of emergency, and we must continue to follow the advice of Public Health."
Un million de personnes guéries du coronavirus dans le monde
10 months ago

Un million de personnes guéries du coronavirus dans le monde

Les données ont été compilées, et la nouvelle est positive.
Toronto OB-GYNs and family doctors create online Pandemic Pregnancy Guide
10 months ago

Toronto OB-GYNs and family doctors create online Pandemic Pregnancy Guide

The guide is intended to help alleviate concerns and provide useful information to expectant and new parents who may be concerned about protecting their families during the pandemic.
VIDEO: Dr. Marcia Anderson answers her kids' COVID-19 questions
10 months ago

VIDEO: Dr. Marcia Anderson answers her kids' COVID-19 questions

Dr. Anderson answers her daughters’ questions with clear and concise explanations, while making room for them to express their own observations and feelings.
VIDEO: Got questions about the new COVID-19 rapid test? Watch this.
10 months ago

VIDEO: Got questions about the new COVID-19 rapid test? Watch this.

Ottawa-based Spartan Bioscience has negotiated contracts with the Federal Government, as well as three provincial governments, for large quantities of the rapid test.
Women's Foundation promotes hand signal to ask for help if at risk for domestic violence
10 months ago

Women's Foundation promotes hand signal to ask for help if at risk for domestic violence

If you see this sign on a video call, find out how to help with resources from the Canadian Women's Foundation.
How to shop for your family during a pandemic
10 months ago

How to shop for your family during a pandemic

These strategies for planning meals and grocery lists are recommended by public health officials.
VIDEO: A children's hospital guide to making PPE more kid-friendly
10 months ago

VIDEO: A children's hospital guide to making PPE more kid-friendly

Are you a health care worker? The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario put out this video with tips to make PPE less frightening to kids.
"I manage a grocery store. Here's some things everyone should know."
10 months ago

"I manage a grocery store. Here's some things everyone should know."

Grocery store owner pens a heartfelt letter to customers urging kindness.
Nunavut still has no confirmed COVID-19 cases
10 months ago

Nunavut still has no confirmed COVID-19 cases

The territory’s isolated location, public health regulations, and experience with other diseases have made it the last in Canada to be free of confirmed cases.
Ottawa company produces a new rapid test for COVID-19
10 months ago

Ottawa company produces a new rapid test for COVID-19

The Canadian-made test can produce results in under an hour, without laboratory equipment.
University of Saskatchewan researchers successfully decontaminate N95 masks for reuse
10 months ago

University of Saskatchewan researchers successfully decontaminate N95 masks for reuse

Saskatchewan Public Health and the University of Saskatchewan researchers say the goal is to create a backup supply of N95 masks.
What acts of kindness have uplifted your spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic?
a year ago

What acts of kindness have uplifted your spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights is asking folks to respond to this question with a short video response online.
Nouvelle BD nous prescrit de « propager l'info, pas le virus! »
a year ago

Nouvelle BD nous prescrit de « propager l'info, pas le virus! »

Mario Malouin a créé une série de bandes dessinées dédiée à nous informer des meilleures façons de combattre la COVID-19.
Un hôpital dans l’hôpital!
a year ago

Un hôpital dans l’hôpital!

L'hôpital communautaire Notre-Dame à Montréal travaille avec un expert en Ebola pour construire un «hôpital dans un hôpital» et réduire le risque de contamination de la COVID-19.
Physical distancing has halved rate of spread of COVID-19 in B.C., modelling suggests
a year ago

Physical distancing has halved rate of spread of COVID-19 in B.C., modelling suggests

"What we need, though, is for everybody to continue to pay attention to these measures so we can continue to prevent transmission in our communities."
Unsure how to talk to your kids about COVID-19? Show them this.
a year ago

Unsure how to talk to your kids about COVID-19? Show them this.

Manuela Molina's COVIBook is designed to support and reassure children, while offering an outlet for their own thoughts and feelings about the virus.
Stop, drop, and sterilize: Winnipeg Hospital institutes all-staff “Power Hour”
a year ago

Stop, drop, and sterilize: Winnipeg Hospital institutes all-staff “Power Hour”

A hospital-wide announcement prompts all staff to sterilize their work space and personal equipment every four hours.
VIDEO: Health care workers' favourite #SocialDistancing greetings
a year ago

VIDEO: Health care workers' favourite #SocialDistancing greetings

Doctor @NaheedD shares with us his favourite greetings being used by health care workers in the #COVID19 era. What are yours?
VIDEO: An astronaut's guide to self isolation
a year ago

VIDEO: An astronaut's guide to self isolation

Chris Hadfield provides four useful tips for staying positive and productive while in self-isolation.
Pour aider les personnes aînées, Dominique Michel et Bernard Derome enregistrent des messages téléphoniques informationnels
a year ago

Pour aider les personnes aînées, Dominique Michel et Bernard Derome enregistrent des messages téléphoniques informationnels

Commençant en soirée du 20 mars, les personnes âgées de plus de 70 ans qui sont surtout vulnérables à la COVID-19 recevront des messages avec consignes du gouvernement directement sur leurs téléphones.
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