Inside Sunnybrook’s Pandemic Response: A photo essay

  **All photos were taken by Kevin van Paassen When Canada’s first case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, was confirmed in a patient at Sunnybrook on...

Ornge displays skill and flexibility in responding to COVID-19

By Grant Scollay Ornge operates critical care ambulances, airplanes and helicopters that are mobile intensive care units (ICU).  Like all ICUs in Ontario, we are...

Toronto physician leads GTA Hospital Incident Management System

By Jennifer Stranges As the second wave surges across Ontario, hospitals are facing significant pressures from COVID-19, particularly around bed capacity. Recently, the province created...

Eighty-one per cent of healthcare workers willing to take COVID-19 vaccines

SEIU Healthcare, a union representing over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, and researchers at Women's College Research Institute, conducted a survey of over...

Ontario’s doctors provide facts, promote confidence in COVID vaccine to counter misinformation on social...

Ontario's doctors are voicing about the urgent need to combat misinformation spreading on social media that may discourage people from getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Doubts...

Governments should set clear rules for vaccinating health care workers against SARS-CoV-2

Provincial and territorial governments should set clear rules for vaccinating health care workers against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in public and private...

New hospital to support short-term pandemic response in Ontario

The Ontario government is providing up to $125 million to immediately add over 500 critical care and high intensity medicine beds to hospitals in...

Two studies confirm efficiency of saliva tests for COVID-19

Testing is the cornerstone of the fight against COVID-19, and a test that can be self-administered would greatly increase the options for case identification...

Getting COVID-19 vaccine in the hands of community providers could accelerate distribution

The priority for government right now is to get vaccinations out as effectively and efficiently as possible. The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)...

Primary health care providers have a powerful role in overdose crisis

By Peter Kim Since 2016, over 16,000 people have died in Canada from overdose, a public health crisis made worse by the overlapping coronavirus pandemic...

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