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SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit

May 20, 2021

SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.

Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery

May 14, 2021

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, SickKids and researchers from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto are sending a call to action to prioritize children’s health and development during the COVID-19 …

SickKids preparing to receive admissions of younger adults with COVID-19 to ICU

April 6, 2021

The recent increase of COVID-related ICU admissions has strained the adult health-care system. As a result, SickKids is opening an eight-bed unit within the ICU for previously healthy adults (approximately 40 years old and under) with COVID-19. The …

Closing the chapter on caring for critically ill adults at SickKids

June 23, 2021

Over the last few months, SickKids staff have come together to achieve something we’ve never done before – supporting our health-care system by taking in adults.

Survey highlights challenges of caring for infants and toddlers during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 26, 2021

A survey of over 2,000 families across Canada revealed struggles to find information and support in caring for their young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Preliminary findings shared from COVID-19 child mental health research study

December 7, 2020

70 per cent of children and youth surveyed reported worse mental health during the initial spring lockdowns.

SickKids-led group of experts proposes latest guidance for school reopening

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.

COVID-19 Recommendations for School Reopening report cover of kids

Inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19

April 26, 2020

On April 25, a patient on one of the units at SickKids tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage patient is currently in an isolation room and is stable.

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Virtual clinic for kids with special needs comes out of COVID-19

May 7, 2020

For children with neurodevelopmental disorders, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the routine and structure essential to their everyday living.

Jacob Vorstman

New study will examine if inequities are contributing to an increased risk of COVID-19 within the Black Canadian population

February 24, 2021

The Government of Canada, through its COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), is providing $1.2 million in funding for a study investigating how many people in Black Canadian communities have had SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, and the risk …

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