People who need addiction services feel ‘deserted’ during pandemic

British Columbia’s former provincial well being officer says he has “grave concerns” about decreased services for folks fighting drug addiction, whereas the supervisor of a supervised consumption website in Toronto says persons are feeling deserted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Perry Kendall declared an ongoing public well being emergency …

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Testing at Ontario’s COVID-19 assessment centres slows to a trickle

Ontario’s COVID-19 assessment centres are principally empty, with solely a handful of individuals exhibiting up to be examined every day, in accordance to analysis by CBC News. The province’s hospitals established at least 68 assessment centres final month to display for the coronavirus, but medical professionals have been dissuading all however …

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Brampton hospital worker dies of COVID-19

A health-care worker at Brampton Civic Hospital has died from issues linked to COVID-19, marking the primary time an Ontario hospital has confirmed the loss of life of one of its employees amid the pandemic. William Osler Health System made the announcement Thursday afternoon. “The health-care worker, a long-time environmental services …

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