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Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic

Quality time, structure important for families during COVID-19 pandemic

Brock University press release – One of the many challenges facing families due to the COVID-19 pandemic is finding new ways of living together while letting go of old expectations. Brock University Associate Professor of Sport Management Dawn Trussell says one solution is to set a structured schedule and rethink recreation and sport. “There is […]

Niagara College donates more than 30,000 personal protective items to front-line healthcare

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Niagara College donates more than 30,000 personal protective items to front-line healthcare

Niagara College press release – Niagara College sent the ultimate care package to the region’s healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic today – loading a truck with more than 30,000 items of personal protective equipment, with more on the way. The supply of items was picked up from the Welland Campus […]

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University sends its supplies to Niagara’s front-line workers

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University sends its supplies to Niagara’s front-line workers

Brock University press release – Research labs across Brock University have emptied their supply rooms to help the people who are leading Niagara’s fight against COVID-19. Thousands of gloves, hundreds of lab coats and goggles, and cartons of face masks were loaded into a truck on Tuesday, Mar. 31/2020, and sent to Niagara Health, who […]

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Ontario extends school and child care closures to fight spread of COVID-19

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Ontario extends school and child care closures to fight spread of COVID-19

Government of Ontario press release – Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health and safety of students and staff. This extension is being made on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health. The announcement was made […]

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Niagara community encouraged to contribute to Brock’s COVID-19 archive

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Niagara community encouraged to contribute to Brock’s COVID-19 archive

Brock University press release – From bare grocery store shelves to playgrounds with warning signs, workplace and school closures, and unlimited social media and news content about COVID-19, it’s hard not to feel the impact of the pandemic. Brock University’s Archives and Special Collections and Digital Scholarship Lab have created a website to gather and preserve photos, […]

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Brock gearing up to contribute to COVID-19 response

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Brock gearing up to contribute to COVID-19 response

Brock University press release – Brock University’s research community is stepping up to contribute supplies, facilities and expertise to Canada’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Brock has made available supplies of gloves, masks and chemicals to Niagara Public Health, and researchers are also discussing ways to use the University’s Level 3 containment laboratory (CL3). The […]

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