This resource package was created by the Wellness Hub and Inner City Health Associates (ICHA) teams to provide a list of essential resources and guidance, in order to support frontline staff in shelters and congregate care settings with the Monkeypox Virus outbreak.
WHO’s Chief Scientists Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains how our body develops immunity against a new virus. How is immunity developed when we are infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus? How is it different from vaccine derived immunity?
What do we know about sub variants of Omicron so far? Are they more transmissible? Do they cause more severe disease? How is the risk of infection being perceived by the experts and the public?
Information on the symptoms of monkeypox, who is at risk and how to protect yourselves.
Information on the symptoms of Long COVID (or Post COVID-19 condition), how long it lasts, when should you worry, and what treatments are recommended.
Health Canada Statement from July 14,2022 announcing approval of Moderna vaccine for children aged 6 months- age 5.
July 13,2022 News release for province of Ontario regarding fourth dose or second booster eligibility
Published June 29, 2022.
Dr. Gupta (M.D. Respirology) & Dr. Anand (M.D. Respirology & Sleep Medicine) discuss factors parents should consider when deciding to vaccinate their children against COVID-19. Please note the statistics in the clip are based on data up to May 2022.
Dr Gupta explains why a 4th dose has been recommended, how the COVID-19 variants and sub-variants have impacted our vaccine recommendations, and who should get their 4th shot. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
Dr. Anju Anand (M.D. Respirology & Sleep Medicine) discusses the common concern about getting safely vaccinated against COVID-19 for those with allergies. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.
Dr Samir Gupta (M.D. Respirology) confirms that both vaccines are recommended & how adults and children should go about getting those shots. This clip is from the May ’22 Wellness Hub Vaccine Town Hall.