SickKids releases new research on how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted child and youth mental, physical health
July 8, 2021
Some findings are not yet peer-reviewed; point to urgent need to prioritize child and youth mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Our children are not okay: Health-care leaders in Ontario issue warning and express deep concern about new COVID-19 modelling data
November 21, 2020
New COVID-19 modelling data from the federal and provincial governments puts children and youth at risk. Although children are far less likely to be infected by COVID-19, they are profoundly affected.
April 28, 2020
SickKids is sharing two updates in relation to COVID-19. The hospital is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in haematology/oncology (8B).
News release: Updated COVID-19 school operation guidance document released by SickKids-led group
January 21, 2021
Experts stress that in-person school with strong application of the recommended enhanced infection prevention and control strategies and a robust testing strategy is the best option for children of all ages.
SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership extended to support Ghana’s COVID-19 response
May 27, 2021
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.
SickKids researchers develop promising 'super molecule' that boosts viral neutralization against COVID-19
June 16, 2021
‘Super molecule’ has been shown in the lab to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, stopping the virus before it invades host cells.
SickKids launches COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service for children, youth and their families
October 4, 2021
Book a confidential phone call with a SickKids clinician to ask your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and youth.
SickKids will help vaccinate youngest community health heroes at Toronto Kids Vaccine Day
December 6, 2021
Team Toronto is deploying vaccinators from SickKids and Toronto Public Health to make Toronto Kids Vaccine Day a success.
SickKids increasing scheduled clinical care activity
December 1, 2020
SickKids is pleased to advance to the next phase, Phase 5, starting Nov. 30. Phase 5 increases the number of operating rooms in service for a combination of emergency, urgent and scheduled care.
Keeping patients home for the holidays: Innovative virtual care program brings complex ventilator support into the home
December 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the deployment of the LIVE program to minimize hospital visits for high-risk patient population.