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December 4, 2020
SickKids is no longer experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 among staff in the Core Lab, a clinical testing lab in the hospital.
December 1, 2020
SickKids is pleased to advance to the next phase, Phase 5, starting Nov. 30. Phase 5 increases the number of operating rooms in service for a combination of emergency, urgent and scheduled care.
November 21, 2020
New COVID-19 modelling data from the federal and provincial governments puts children and youth at risk. Although children are far less likely to be infected by COVID-19, they are profoundly affected.
November 17, 2020
The UT COVID-19 Biobank will provide safe, secure and standardized collection of biologic samples, such as blood and respiratory secretions, that are critical to answering a range of research questions about COVID-19 infection across the age span from children to the elderly.
September 15, 2020
Medical researchers from SickKids are conducting largescale antibody testing and data collection to understand the prevalence of COVID-19 infection in Black Canadian communities.
September 14, 2020
SickKids researchers and teachers involved in a COVID-19 safe schools simulation study have compiled preliminary observations and key learnings from their experience.
August 13, 2020
SickKids is leading a research study that will look at the effects of physical distancing, masking, hand hygiene and other health and safety measures for students and teachers returning to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 29, 2020
A group of experts from across Ontario have come together to develop updated considerations for a safe school reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 17, 2020
The COVID-19: Recommendations for School Reopening report addresses how schools can reopen in a way that maximizes the safety and well-being of students, staff and their families.
June 5, 2020
SickKids has received approval from Ontario Health to begin the gradual resumption of scheduled surgeries and procedures as of June 8.