Daily Media Digest September 21, 2021

COVID-19 hospitalizations among Canada’s children remain low despite Delta surge – Global News
“… a pediatric infectious disease specialist and medical microbiologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, children and youth health, Delta variant, McGill University Health Centre

CAMH Now Has A COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For People With Needle Fear & Medical Anxiety
“If the thought of syringes makes you squirm and is keeping you from getting your doses, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is hosting two …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccination, needle phobia, anxiety, CAMH

Canadian children 5 to 11 could become eligible for COVID-19 vaccine next month – The …
The Globe and Mail
“… and older who receive an mRNA vaccine for COVID-19, according to Isaac Bogoch, an infectious diseases physician at Toronto’s University Health Network.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, pediatric health, CHEO, UHN, Pfizer Canada

USask research aims to improve CPR and patient outcomes – News – University of Saskatchewan
USask News
“This is the first research to demonstrate the effects of chest compression location on the amount of blood flow to the brain. “If performing chest compressions …”
TAGS: CPR, patient outcomes, chest compressions, University of Saskatchewan

SickKids announces $50M donation to support brain and mental health initiatives | CP24.com
CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News
“The foundation for the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children says a $50 million donation will further research and treatment in the field of …”
TAGS: mental health, brain health, neuroscience, funding, research, SickKids

New screening program helps identify chronic diseases in Indigenous children who live … – Sudbury
“Study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) examines … Based Screening to Improve Kidney Health and Prevent Dialysis project was a …”
TAGS: chronic diseases, screening program, community health, Indigenous health, pediatric health