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COVID-19 has had a big impact on how we have felt and has caused an increase in stress, anxiety, and worry. Things you can do right now to reduce anxiety, stress and worry, related to COVID-19:
Topic: COVID-19 Variants of Concern
Offered by: Public Health Ontario
Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 11:00 am (EST)
About the Webinar:
This rounds session will cover an overview of the evidence to date on COVID-19 variants of concern with respect to their epidemiology and their influence on the pandemic and disease control. We will present some of the methods that are used to screen and test for variants of concern, as well as the results of targeted and surveillance testing for variants in Ontario. Finally, we will present updates from the Provincial Advisory Committee on Infectious Diseases – Infection Control regarding the evidence and recommendations for infection control measures related to variants of concern. Click here to register in advance.
Understanding Wellness in Indigenous Wisdom – Series of webinars (02MAR21)
During the presentations, participants will:
Share the importance of language – what your language says about being well
Discuss how your culture helps maintain being well
Discuss the vision of a healthy community/healthy peoples
Discuss the importance of the caregiver role and how much they are appreciated and valued by communities
To watch the series click here.
The Chiefs of Ontario are looking for individuals, youth, and Elders/First Nation Knowledge Keepers that have knowledge and experience in First Nation health research, research practices, community-based research, experience with the Regional Health Survey (RHS), reviewing and writing research projects, knowledge of First Nation research ethics to sit on the First Nation Data Governance Committee. If interested in this exciting opportunity check out the COO March newsletter