Tag: Informational

2 days ago

COVID Alert smartphone application now available in Ontario

The app uses Bluetooth to determine whether your phone has been in close contact with the phone of another app user who reports testing positive for COVID-19.
8 days ago

Health Canada approves use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients

Antiviral medication has been shown to shorten COVID-19 recovery time by 31%.
16 days ago

Dr. Jane Philpott co-edits 'Vulnerable', a comprehensive textbook on COVID-19

The former Liberal cabinet minister, along with several colleagues, collaborated to edit the new publication, titled Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19.
23 days ago

Children’s hospital offers tips for parents on kids and mask-wearing

The team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital has created a comprehensive tip sheet for families with children who may find it challenging to wear a mask.
a month ago

Quebec reinstates daily COVID-19 reporting after backlash

The Quebec government resumed publishing COVID-19 statistics on Monday.

Stratford doctor gains YouTube fame for COVID-19 videos

Dr. Sean Blaine's videos provide information and updates about COVID-19 to a large online audience.
a month ago

Tendances encourageantes à Ottawa

Un seul nouveau cas de COVID-19 a été reporté durant les dernières 24 heures à Ottawa.
2 months ago

Canadian doctors impressed by Oxford dexamethasone study

In findings released this week, Oxford University researchers hailed dexamethasone as the first drug that can improve COVID-19 survival.
2 months ago

Quebec doctors call for masks to be mandatory in closed public spaces

Fearing a second wave of COVID-19, Quebec's healthcare workers are asking the government to make wearing a mask mandatory in public.
2 months ago

Med students offer clear, concise daily updates about the pandemic on COVID-19 Made Simple

The brief informational snapshots about the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic are pulled from reliable news sources and are available on Facebook and Instagram.
2 months ago

Edmonton virologist says antivirals may be best defence against COVID-19

Dr. Lorne Tyrrell says that antiviral treatments can reduce the severity and spread of COVID-19.
2 months ago

VIDÉO: Le déconfinement expliqué aux enfants

Avec autant de confusion, inquiétude, et de questions reliées à la COVID-19, voici une vidéo pour aider les jeunes à comprendre le déconfinement.
3 months ago

It's International Nurses Day, the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth

Today, we honour and support nurses by thanking them for their effort, skills and dedication.
3 months ago

Medical professionals help people with hearing loss stay informed and connected during COVID-19 crisis

Many people who are deaf or hard of hearing need to see a speaker’s face to help them communicate effectively, so it’s important to help them get the information they need.
3 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."
3 months ago

Un million de personnes guéries du coronavirus dans le monde

Les données ont été compilées, et la nouvelle est positive.
3 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.
3 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.
4 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.
4 months ago

A message for Canadian children from LEGO Justin Trudeau

A Winnipeg dad's LEGO version of the PM's press conference for kids has gone viral.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.