COVID@Home Community of Practice

Wed, June 09, 2021 - Wed, June 23, 2021
Webinar

Hosted by the COVID@Home Monitoring for Primary Care Group

Please join to learn more about monitoring your COVID patients in the community including having your questions on the clinical pathways answered, hear from teams doing this work and share lessons learned.
Target Audience: Primary care providers interested in using remote monitoring and best evidence to support their COVID patients in their home setting.
Two dates in June: Wed. June 9th and Wed. June 23rd 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (EST)

Primary Care Team Lessons and Patient Virtual Experience During COVID-19

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On Friday, Oct. 23, AFHTO along with our partners presented at Trillium Research Day demonstrating the value of primary care teams' response to COVID-19 and patients' experience with virtual care:

  1. Responding to COVID-19: Understanding How Primary Care Teams Stepped up to Help Support Their Communities and Patients- a. Sandeep Gill, Rachelle Ashcroft, Catherine Donnelly, Simon Lam
  2. Learning from Patients’ Experiences with Synchronous Virtual Encounters in Primary Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed-Methods Study- a.    Rachelle Ashcroft, Simone Dahrouge, Catherine Donnelly, Bridget Ryan, Judith Belle Brown, Lisa Dolovich, Jean Grenier, David Verrilli, JavedAlloo, Jennifer Rayner, Sandeep Gill, Simon Lam, Kavita Mehta
  3. Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 by Generating a Policy-Oriented Action Plan to Strengthen Mental Health Services in Primary Health Care (PHC)- a.    Maya Dancey, Rachelle Ashcroft, Keith Adamson, Toula Kourgiantakis, Anne Kirvan, Lisa Dolovich, Catherine Donnelly, Judy Belle Brown, David Verrilli, Sandeep Gill, Deepy Sur, Kavita Mehta
  4. Oral Presentation - After the Pandemic: Understanding How Primary Care Teams Will Incorporate Learnings from the Pandemic to Support Their Communities and Patients- a.    Sandeep Gill, Catherine Donnelly, Rachelle Ashcroft, Simon Lam, Kavita Mehta

And here's a video of the poster presentation:

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated November 29, 2022

This page will provide updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they become available. The Ministry of Health has released guidelines for primary care, along with posters. A website for healthcare providers is now live. You can also access information for the public on their site.

First boosters open for children 5- to 11-years-old, updated public health guidance going into the fall

September 1, 2022

Dear members,

Yesterday, the government announced that first boosters for children 5- to 11-years-old would be available as of today through the provincial COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.