Created through a unique collaboration of a visual artist and an epidemiologist, a mural outside CEGEP in Montreal is a visual representation of how each neighborhood was affected during the first 50 days of the city’s outbreak.
Researchers from the University of Calgary, SAIT, and Alberta Health are conducting test flights using drones to fly PPE and testing kits from the Foothills Hospital in Calgary to the Stoney Nakoda reserve. The eventual goal is to bring rapid COVID-19 testing to remote communities.
The hotline, staffed by health and community workers, is intended to help connect members of the local Indigenous community with the services and programs they need to weather the COVID-19 pandemic safely.
Recent grads from the University of Toronto banded together to support communities that are struggling because of the pandemic. Their latest project is a resource tracker that helps people find mental health, employment, and child care services.
The app, created by a medical resident at U of T and two veterans of the health tech field, allows doctors to find and share new and developing information and tips that can help them on the front lines of the pandemic.