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March 1, 2022
SickKids and ICES-led research illustrates risk of COVID-19 for childhood cancer survivors
Survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer were not at increased risk of COVID-19 infection or subsequent severe outcomes during the first 18 months of the pandemic
February 1, 2022
Parents, have you done your homework? Children’s Health Coalition launches new campaign to help parents get up to speed on the COVID-19 vaccine for kids
Just as children are asked to do their homework, now it’s time for parents to do their own to make an informed choice about COVID-19 vaccination for their children.
December 14, 2021
SickKids researchers receive CIHR grants to mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
SickKids-led research receives CIHR Operating Grant funding to support projects that aim to alleviate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families.
December 6, 2021
SickKids will help vaccinate youngest community health heroes at Toronto Kids Vaccine Day
Team Toronto is deploying vaccinators from SickKids and Toronto Public Health to make Toronto Kids Vaccine Day a success.
October 4, 2021
SickKids launches COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service for children, youth and their families
Book a confidential phone call with a SickKids clinician to ask your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and youth.
July 19, 2021
New Science Brief outlines guidance for return to in-person school
Science Brief created by SickKids, CHEO, Science Table and other Ontario hospitals provides guidance on COVID-19 mitigation measures for a return to in-person school in September 2021.
July 8, 2021
SickKids releases new research on how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted child and youth mental, physical health
Some findings are not yet peer-reviewed; point to urgent need to prioritize child and youth mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
June 23, 2021
Closing the chapter on caring for critically ill adults at SickKids
Over the last few months, SickKids staff have come together to achieve something we’ve never done before – supporting our health-care system by taking in adults.
June 16, 2021
SickKids researchers develop promising 'super molecule' that boosts viral neutralization against COVID-19
‘Super molecule’ has been shown in the lab to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, stopping the virus before it invades host cells.
May 27, 2021
SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership extended to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response
SickKids is working together with the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives, Ghana Health Service and Ghana Ministry of Health to assist their response to COVID-19.
May 20, 2021
SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit
SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.
May 14, 2021
Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, SickKids and researchers from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto are sending a call to action to prioritize children’s health and development during the COVID-19 pandemic.