Coronavirus Peel Region clarifies student isolation policy following online backlash

Coronavirus: Peel Region clarifies student isolation policy following online backlash

Peel Region Public Health is in damage control mode after fierce backlash erupted online over a policy regarding the self-isolation of asymptomatic students after a cohort was sent home. Children in several school districts that have recently returned to in-school learning have been separated into student cohorts, grouping both students and teachers together. When…

How to prevent the spread of COVID 19 and other infections

How to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infections at Ontario’s long-term care homes

This is part of Global News’ special series Care Gone Wrong: Inside Ontario’s nursing homes. Click here to learn more about the series In the months since the coronavirus pandemic began, when Ontario’s long-term care homes were walloped by the deadly disease over the course of several weeks, the effort to protect the province’s…

Complaints about accessibility of new COVID Alert app Watch

Complaints about accessibility of new COVID Alert app | Watch News Videos Online

There are big hopes for that new COVID-19 exposure app the government released, but what if you can’t access it? As Travis Dhanraj explains, the minority that can’t access the app are some of the most affected by the pandemic. Source link

Coronavirus Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support

Coronavirus: Accessibility advocate calls on Ford government to provide support for special needs students

A Toronto-based accessibility advocate is calling on the Ontario government for a comprehensive plan to remove barriers that online learning creates for students with disabilities. “We’ve been calling on the government to show leadership. Whether it’s the crisis in nursing homes or the crisis facing students with disabilities, it’s the recurring failure to lead,”…