SickKids releases recommendations for school reopening
June 17, 2020
The COVID-19: Recommendations for School Reopening report addresses how schools can reopen in a way that maximizes the safety and well-being of students, staff and their families.
SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak in non-patient care area
December 4, 2020
SickKids is no longer experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 among staff in the Core Lab, a clinical testing lab in the hospital.
SickKids and Holland Bloorview launch COVID-19 testing sites for children with medical complexity, developmental conditions
December 14, 2020
SickKids and Holland Bloorview are joining forces to make COVID-19 testing for children with medical complexity and children with developmental conditions more convenient and less stressful for them and their families.
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
February 1, 2022
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.
New study reports on secondary impacts of COVID-19 measures on hospital care for paediatric patients and families
January 14, 2021
Measures to preserve hospital capacity and reduce spread during the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in broad social and clinical impacts on paediatric patients and families.
New study will examine if inequities are contributing to an increased risk of COVID-19 within the Black Canadian population
February 24, 2021
The Government of Canada, through its COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), is providing $1.2 million in funding for a study investigating how many people in Black Canadian communities have had SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, and the risk …
Survey highlights challenges of caring for infants and toddlers during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 26, 2021
A survey of over 2,000 families across Canada revealed struggles to find information and support in caring for their young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Closing the chapter on caring for critically ill adults at SickKids
June 23, 2021
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.
Virtual clinic for kids with special needs comes out of COVID-19
May 7, 2020
For children with neurodevelopmental disorders, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the routine and structure essential to their everyday living.
Inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19
April 26, 2020
On April 25, a patient on one of the units at SickKids tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage patient is currently in an isolation room and is stable.