Daily Media Digest May 29, 2020

Youth mental health deteriorating under pandemic stresses, new CAMH study reveals
Toronto Star
“The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health study, currently under peer review, shows an overall deterioration of mental health among young people …”
TAGS: mental health, pandemic, youth health

Where to find cloth face masks, how to choose them and how to keep them working
CTV News
“Dasantila Golemi-Kotra, a York University professor specializing in molecular biology says this step is crucial because it’s hard to know for sure whether a mask has come into contact with respiratory droplets containing COVID-19. As a result, she says, it’s better to be safe than sorry.”
TAGS: personal protective equipment, COVID-19, pandemic

If I tested positive for the coronavirus, when can I see others again?
“Health experts say anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 or tests … Dr. Nick Daneman, a scientist at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, symptoms

Mental health support for front-line workers during unprecedented times
CTV News
“They take care of us, and we’re going to make sure we take care of them too.” Along with the funding, the province also chose Waypoint Centre for …”
TAGS: mental health, frontline workers, pandemic

U of S doctor explains what constitutes an outbreak being declared
620 CKRM.com
“At VIDO-Intervac on campus, Blondeau says the testing results on ferrets have been promising, but there is still a long way to go. {CJWW} …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, pandemic

New Normal: Will face shields replace masks?
CTV News
“Dr. Avinash Sinha, an anesthesiologist at McGill University Health Centre, says face shields are an adequate solution when masks aren’t suitable and …”
TAGS: personal protective equipment, face masks, public health

Feds provide more funds to help remote Indigenous communities cope with pandemic
CTV News
“They often have no ready access to health care and many live in over-crowded conditions that are ripe for spread of disease and make it difficult to …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, pandemic, public health, community health

Canada-wide research network based at Concordia is ready to make work surfaces safer for …
Concordia University News
“… on surfaces to fight the spread of COVID-19,” notes Christian Moreau, director of Green-SEAM and Canada Research Chair in Surface Engineering.”
TAGS: public health, COVID-19