PROVIDENCE IN THE NEWS
Dr. Marc Romney, head of medical microbiology and virology at St. Paul's Hospital, is leading the BC research of a new national study on how the immune systems of vaccinated LTC residents and staff respond to COVID-19. The research is part of the federal government’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force. Read media coverage here:
CBC BC study examines vaccine impact in long-term care homes in BC, Alberta (Dr. Romney, SPH)
Medicinematters.ca How long will vaccines protect us from COVID 19? Vancouver researchers get grant to find out (Dr. Romney)
Pique News Magazine Why does COVID-19 kill so many seniors in long-term care? (Dr. Romney)
Dr. Tara Sedlak, a scientist at CHEOS at St. Paul’s Hospital and a VGH cardiologist, talks about women’s heart health in honour of Wear Red Day. The series of events tomorrow aim to boost awareness to the fact heart disease is the leading cause of death in women globally.
Global TV Health Matters – women’s heart health (Tara Sedlak, CHEOS)
CTV Women’s heart health (Dr. Sedlak, CHEOS)
Redevelopment Media Coverage
If you need to reach PHC’s Infection Prevention and Control Team (IPAC), please call local 69357. Do not contact individual IPAC team members.