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What you need to know about COVID-19

UPDATE: September 18, Toronto, Peel and Ottawa regions are restricting indoor social gatherings to 10 people and outdoor social gatherings to 25 people. Listen to the OMA’s podcast series on Public Health advice for back to school.

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Advice to Parents on Back to School with Public Health Physician

Back to school looks different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Listen as five Public Health physicians discuss what parents should consider as students return to class this fall.

Listen to the full podcast HERE 

Listen to each region's Public Health physician below:

Dr. Vinita Dubey from Toronto Public Health

Dr. Sarah Funnell from Ottawa Public Health

Dr. Alex Summers from Middlesex London Health Unit

Dr. Hamidah Meghani from Health Public Health

Dr. Marlene Spruyt from Algoma Public Health

OMA Spotlight on Health - Masking and COVID-19 with Dr. Samantha Hill

Wearing a mask is one of the key recommendations in the OMA’s public health pillars for a safe reopening. This episode features Dr. Samanatha Hill, OMA President and Cardiac Surgeon, explaining why you should wear a face mask or face covering whenever you are in public and physical distancing is difficult.

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OMA Podcast Episode 20: COVID-19 Contact Tracing with Dr. Chris Mackie

This episode focuses on the importance of contact tracing in stopping the spread of COVID-19 featuring Dr. Chris Mackie, the Medical Officer of Health and CEO for the Middlesex London Health Unit.

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What's Trending - Caitlin speaks with Dr. Kassam

Toronto-area hospital mix-up resulted in almost 700 COVID-19 positive cases

Featuring Guest - Dr. Samantha Hill, president of the Ontario Medical Association, cardiac surgeon

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What You Need To Know - Staying Active during Covid-19

What's Trending - A Chat with Dr. Liao

What's Trending - Caitlin speaks with Dr. Liao

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OMA Podcast Episode 18: Long-term care and COVID-19 with Dr. Naheed Dosani

This episode focuses on Long-term care and COVID-19, featuring Dr. Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician and Medical Director, Region of Peel COVID-19 Homeless Response

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OMA Podcast Episode 17: Palliative care and COVID-19 with Dr. Naheed Dosani

This episode focuses on the importance of Palliative care and COVID-19, featuring Dr. Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician and Medical Director, Region of Peel COVID-19 Homeless Response.

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OMA Podcast Episode 16: COVID-19 and Vulnerable populations with Dr. Naheed Dosani

This episode focuses on COVID-19 and disease spread in vulnerable populations, featuring Dr. Naheed Dosani, Palliative Care Physician and Medical Director, Region of Peel COVID-19 Homeless Response.

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