WCH CONNECT January 18, 2021

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Another milestone for our mobile vaccination team! »
Last week the mobile vaccination team ventured out to Scarborough and vaccinated 154 residents and staff at McCowan Retirement Residence. Check out these images of our healthcare heroes in action and comments from grateful members of the community.

WCH team members roll up their sleeves »
It’s an exciting time for WCH as some areas in the hospital start to qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine. Check out some live action shots of our community getting vaccinated and learn why these incredible individuals are choosing to roll up their sleeve. 

Missed the Virtual Town Hall? Watch it online »
In addition to some of our regular topics, last week’s Town Hall covered the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Join us at Run for Women this July! Registrations now open »
Join us this July at the Run for Women, presented by the LOVE YOU program by Shoppers Drug Mart. Taking place virtually again this year, the Run for Women will be open for participation from July 4 to July 11, 2021, with 100% of proceeds from the Toronto event supporting Women’s College Hospital’s Women’s Mental Health Program.  For a limited time only, you can sign up for just $35! Offer ends on February 15.

Invitation to Participate in an Anonymous Survey on Anti-Black Racism »
The following brief survey is intended for staff and physicians of Women’s College Hospital who identify as Black. This survey is an additional opportunity to provide anonymous feedback to support the closed forums that were conducted by Dr. Notisha Massaquoi. The survey will be open until January 22nd and all feedback will go directly to Dr. Massaquoi.

Join us on January 22nd for a panel and discussion on COVID vaccines »
The Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health (CWP-IH) is pleased to invite you to the next COVID-19 Communities Rounds on January 22nd .This week’s rounds will be a panel and discussion on COVID vaccines and the ethics & politics of uptake and distribution which you can sign up for here. 

These rounds are organized by the Women’s College Hospital Community Response Team and CWP-IH with the goal of discussing and sharing the latest evidence that can inform testing and COVID-19 prevention in the community. Learn more about the previous talks here

Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Check out this FAQ page »
Check out our FAQ page to learn more about who can get the vaccine, how to book an appointment and the answers to other common questions.

Staff Wellness Resources »
Check out these staff wellness resources that are open to all WCH healthcare workers.

Check out the latest WCH news including a cancer care and COVID-19 FAQ page developed by the The Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers at Women’s College Hospital.

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