Ontario set to launch largest flu immunization campaign in province’s history

Ontario set to launch largest flu immunization campaign in province’s history

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is implementing the largest flu immunization campaign in Ontario’s history. The campaign is part of the province’s comprehensive plan to prepare the health system for a second wave of COVID-19. The plan, entitled Keeping Ontarians Safe: Preparing for Future Waves of COVID-19, sets out a series of […]

Ontario launches new COVID-19 screening tool to help protect students and staff

Ontario launches new COVID-19 screening tool to help protect students and staff

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government launched a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors that is required before attending school. The results will let parents, students, and education staff know whether they should attend school each day or guide […]

Hospitals working together to provide pandemic care

Hospitals working together to provide pandemic care

Niagara Health press release – Hospitals in Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant and Burlington (HNHNBB region) are working together to ensure a stable system of health care throughout the pandemic and particularly during times when there may be a surge in cases of COVID-19. In addition to work that continues in each hospital and with […]

Canadian lung cancer prediction model proves effective at identifying at-risk African-Americans

Canadian lung cancer prediction model proves effective at identifying at-risk African-Americans

Brock University press release – The answer to reducing racial disparities in the occurrence of lung cancer could be found in a Canadian prediction model. A Brock University-designed lung cancer prediction model has been found to be more effective at identifying African-Americans who should be screened for lung cancer than what is currently available in […]

Ontario expanding innovative mental health and addictions services

Ontario expanding innovative mental health and addictions services

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is providing an additional $14.75 million to increase access to mental health and addictions services across the province. This funding will help support people from all walks of life during this unprecedented time, including families, young people, children, frontline workers, and Indigenous communities. The details were […]

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