28 Apr COVID-19 Corner

Please take a few moments every evening at 7:30PM (local time) and step out onto your porch, balcony or open a window and make some noise (e.g. bang some pots and pans, sing a song, and applaud) in honour of health professionals as part of #cheer4healthworkers.

Also, continue to educate your families and friends about social distancing and staying at home because #TogetherWeCanDoIt.

In the sections below, you can access up to date COVID-19 information and resources.


Canadian Alliance of Nurse educators using Simulation (CAN-Sim)

COVID-19 Assessment and PPE

A virtual simulation game to improve the knowledge and practice of COVID-19 assessment and use of personal protective equipment (PPE). The game allows you to follow a client with COVID-19 symptoms through assessment and care from the initial public health nurse phone assessment to care in a COVID-10 Assessment Centre and Emergency Department. This simulation is created for nursing students and graduate nurses, and others providing health services.

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)

RNAO Updates and Resources on COVID-19 for Members and Other Health Professionals

Ontario Public Health Units

Ontario Public Health Units

Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Main Page)

Health Provider Hotline (1-866-212-2272) & Website

Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000) & Website

Guidance for the Health Sector

Public Health Ontario (PHO)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Main Page)

COVID-19 Public Resources

Interactive Self-Assessment Tool

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Testing

Health Canada

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Outbreak Update (Main Page)

Epidemiological Summary of COVID-19 Cases in Canada

For Health Professionals

John Hopkins University

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases

World Health Organization

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak (Main Page)

Situation Reports

Situation Dashboard

Travel Advice

Technical Guidance