Over 31000 Alberta seniors get first dose of COVID 19 vaccine

Over 31,000 Alberta seniors get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 291 new cases identified Monday

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said more than 31,000 eligible Alberta seniors have received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines, less than one week after Phase 1B of eligibility opened up. Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Monday that to date, more than 235,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered and more…

Alberta health care workers in COVID 19 medical and surgical units now

Alberta health-care workers in COVID-19, medical and surgical units now eligible for vaccine

In a news release Friday afternoon, the Alberta government said vaccine appointments will be offered to health-care workers in medical, surgical and COVID-19 units, “starting immediately.” That group includes about 3,300 staff who work on COVID-19 units and 15,400 who work in medical and surgical units, the province said. These workers were initially included…

University of Calgary leads research into the effects of social

University of Calgary leads research into the effects of social distancing on teenagers | Watch News Videos Online

Approximately 50% of mental illness begins in emerging adulthood. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk for this vulnerable age group. Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos is helping to lead a project in expanding access to mental health services for youth through online evidence-based psychotherapy. Source link