Information Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5-11 years old

Mon, November 29, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination for children 5-11 years old is expected to be approved by Health Canada by the end of November. The Alliance for Healthier Communities and the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario is cohosting an information session to help our members prepare, and to answer your most pressing questions.

Dr. Janine McCready, infectious diseases physician at Michael Garron Hospital, will share details of the expected or approved vaccine for children, share insights for how to counsel parents and guardians, and address commonly asked questions and concerns.

Aggregate Primary Care Vaccination Report Info Sessions

Wed, July 21, 2021 - Thu, July 29, 2021
ZOOM Webinar

Please join to learn more about the new COVaxON Aggregate Primary Care Vaccination Report, as helpful strategies are discussed for accessing the reports and using the information to reach out to patients to understand their needs and discuss the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Target Audience:  Primary care providers, Executive Directors, Clinical Managers, Decision Support or Administrative staff involved in Patient Enrollment Models of Care

Please register for one of the following sessions: 

Cancer screening during the pandemic and onwards

Mon, June 21, 2021
ZOOM

Hosted by AFHTO, Alliance for Healthier Communities, Ontario health (Cancer Care Ontario), NPLCA & OCFP 


In collaboration with our primary care partners and Ontario Health (Cancer Care Ontario), we will host a webinar to further explore guidance for resuming breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening and share stories from teams resuming cancer screening.

Objectives: 

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: