Toronto parents grapple with ‘confusing’ COVID-19 school guidelines

Toronto mother Nicole Colacci has had a stressful few weeks. Her two children tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month and after 10 days of isolation with mild symptoms were … Read More

COVID-19 lockdown isn’t easy, but these small Newfoundland towns are pulling it off

On Sunday night, before the tiny town of Harbour Breton on Newfoundland’s south coast asked businesses to temporarily close following two confirmed cases of COVID-19, Mayor Georgina Ollerhead got a … Read More

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe self-isolating after potential coronavirus exposure

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has gone into self-isolation after a potential exposure to the novel coronavirus. A government spokesperson said it happened on Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Prince Albert … Read More

N.L. says rotational worker strategy works, won’t be relaxing rules further

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 2, 2020 1:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new report indicates … Read More

N.L. health officials investigating whether essential worker broke isolation orders

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are investigating whether a woman who tested positive for COVID-19 violated isolation orders. The woman is from Saskatchewan and was granted a travel exemption … Read More

Coronavirus: B.C.’s top doctor says some essential workers not isolating following U.S. travel

B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday she is aware of a number of cases involving essential workers who are not isolating upon return from a trip to … Read More

Southwestern Public Health issues order to enforce self-isolation, quarantine

As of 11:59 p.m. Thursday, a new order will come into effect from Southwestern Public Health to enforce individual compliance with public health instructions aimed at reducing the spread of … Read More

Nova Scotia revokes coronavirus exemptions issued to Irving Shipbuilding executives for U.S. travel

Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health has swiftly revoked the public health exemptions he issued to three Irving Shipbuilding executives. Under the exemption, the trio were allowed to travel … Read More

Social post gives new meaning to ‘viral video’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 29, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A viral video featuring Canada’s favourite pastime — hockey — … Read More

Trudeau to continue self-isolation despite wife’s coronavirus recovery

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will remain in isolation at his home for almost two more weeks even though his wife recently announced she has recovered from COVID-19. Trudeau … Read More

My 14-day coronavirus self-isolation period is over. Now what?

Canadians coming back to the country from travelling abroad are legally required to self-isolate for 14 days in an effort to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Public health … Read More

The best video call apps for large meetings, parties during coronavirus outbreak

Although we might feel physically isolated during the novel coronavirus outbreak, we are not socially isolated thanks to technology. In fact, mental health experts are encouraging people to seek quality … Read More

Measuring success: what metrics are used in the fight to flatten the coronavirus curve?

For several months, health officials around the world have been touting various tools for combatting the novel coronavirus. As cases continue to rise in Canada, the term “flattening the curve” … Read More

Coronavirus: Travellers coming back to Canada will be mandated to isolate, feds say

Anyone returning to Canada from abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic will no longer just be asked to self-isolate upon their return — that order is now mandatory. Health Minister Patty … Read More

Newfoundland woman arrested for refusing to self isolate after talking to police

Police in western Newfoundland say a woman arrested for refusing to stay at home after she returned from a trip outside the province is expected to make a court appearance … Read More

‘A threat to yourself’: Around the world rebels ignore COVID-19 lockdown measures

Young German adults hold “corona parties” and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders. From France to Florida … Read More

‘A’ is for ‘Asymptomatic’ — a glossary of coronavirus terms

Our politicians, public officials and friends seem to have developed a new language these days, talking about “flattening the curve,” “social distancing” and “zoonotic disease.” If you need to catch … Read More

Coronavirus: Provinces say fines, arrests face people who don’t distance, self-isolate

After a week of strong urging from governments that people should keep apart to prevent the spread of COVID-19, provincial leaders — and their police forces — have stopped asking … Read More

Make time to take care of your mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. From stores and restaurants closing, to government recommendations self-isolate, there’s lots of confusion and anxiety over what the future holds. … Read More

Can I go for a walk outside during the coronavirus outbreak?

Cooped up in homes and apartments is undoubtedly taking a toll on Canadians across the country as we cope with the coronavirus pandemic.  Especially when concerns about unemployment, the pausing … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada’s top doctor says could be months to see effects of distancing

OTTAWA — Canada’s top doctor says it might be months until we know whether social distancing measures being employed across the country are slowing the spread of COVID-19. Canada has … Read More

Hitting ‘paws’ on life: Coronavirus self-isolating with pets has been a saving grace for many

Some aren’t having so “ruff” of a time while self-isolating during the novel coronavirus outbreak. Many around the world are being forced to self-isolate due to COVID-19, and while most … Read More

Cornavirus: Tips to deal with isolation from Col. Chris Hadfield

As people around the world continue to self-isolate during the novel coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to the experts for tips on how to survive while isolated. There are probably … Read More

Coronavirus cabin fever? Keeping mental health a priority during self-isolation

As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise in Canada, more Canadians are either working from home, self-isolating and generally staying home. For many, this means fewer face-to-face connections … Read More

‘I was appalled’: Talking to people who ignore coronavirus advisories

Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, health experts are urging all people to practise social distancing or self-isolation depending on travel and health history. Social distancing includes remaining out of congregate … Read More