SickKids-led group of experts proposes latest guidance for school reopening
July 29, 2020
A group of experts from across Ontario have come together to develop updated considerations for a safe school reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preliminary findings shared from COVID-19 child mental health research study
December 7, 2020
70 per cent of children and youth surveyed reported worse mental health during the initial spring lockdowns.
Full document: COVID-19: Guidance for School Operation during the Pandemic
January 21, 2021
SickKids-led group of Ontario experts updated their guidance document on school operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most significant changes include testing recommendations, enhanced physical distancing and non-medical mask use, emphasis on …
New Science Brief outlines guidance for return to in-person school
July 19, 2021
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.
SickKids researchers receive CIHR grants to mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
December 14, 2021
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.
Joint statement on reopening schools
August 5, 2020
A joint statement from SickKids and other paediatric organizations on guidelines for the reopening of schools.
Four leading child mental health research teams join forces to understand impact of COVID-19 pandemic
June 1, 2020
Researchers bring together child mental health research experts to uncover how public health emergency measures have affected the mental health of children and families.
SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research
May 15, 2020
Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.
COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists receive funding from federal government
April 23, 2020
Two COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists will give greater insight into how COVID-19 works, potentially shedding light on future treatment strategies.
SickKids researchers receive $1.5 million in CFI funding to launch unified COVID-19 biobank
November 17, 2020
The UT COVID-19 Biobank will provide safe, secure and standardized collection of biologic samples, such as blood and respiratory secretions, that are critical to answering a range of research questions about COVID-19 infection across the age span …