Please ensure that when you seek out COVID-19 news, it is accurate, timely, and from a trusted source. Below is a select group of organizations offering trustworthy COVID-19 information that is relevant for Canadians.
Information for Canadians
- Government of Canada: Everything the Canadian public needs to know about COVID-19, including prevention, symptoms, treatment, preparedness, and travel.
- Government of Canada: National and provincial statistics about the distribution of COVID-19.
- Canadian Mental Health Association: Tips to help people with mental health concerns.
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Tips to support yourself and your family when you’re stressed
- Mental Health Commission of Canada: Tips to help manage stress.
- Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions: Read their positions regarding the safety of nurses during this crisis.
Information for Canadian Healthcare Workers
- Canadian Medical Association: Information on managing your medical practice.
- Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians: General news.
- Canadian Psychological Association: News and training for psychological practitioners.
Medical Research for Healthcare Workers
- The New England Journal of Medicine: Articles, resources, clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.
- Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness: Guidelines for practical care, handbooks, and global experiences of COVID-19.
- Canadian Pharmacists Association: Statements about treatment progress, practical resources, and drug therapy news.
- World Health Organization: Global news and press releases for the public.
Live Global Data
Keep in mind that much of the data is not reliable nor directly comparable as countries are handling testing, diagnoses, and reporting in very different ways. These data are better used as indicators and trends rather than precise fact.
- Worldometer: Detailed tables for many countries
- Our World In Data: Interactive charts showing trends for many countries
- Johns Hopkins: Interactive charts showing trends for many countries
Wash your hands often.
Be part of the solution and do everything you can to
Flatten The Curve.
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