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COVID-19 harm reduction resources

This web page from the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition and partners provides resources for frontline health, harm reduction and service providers. Its goal is to support best practices for management of both the epidemic of overdoses and COVID-19. The resources include guidance documents, research articles, advocacy resources, statistics and webinars.

Supporting refugees in Canada through COVID-19 and beyond

This webinar from the Canadian Public Health Association explores the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on immigrants and refugees in Canada. It highlights risk factors such as poverty, language barriers, fear of deportation, poor health literacy, racism/discrimination, occupational exposures and poor housing conditions.

Impact of COVID-19: Black Canadian perspectives

This report from the African-Canadian Civic Engagement Council and Innovative Research Group presents the results of a research study exploring perceptions of Black Canadians about the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, demonstrating poorer health outcomes, greater occupational exposure and greater financial impact of COVID-19 for Black Canadians.

COVID-19 in immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in Ontario: Characteristics of those tested and those confirmed positive, as of June 13, 2020

This report from ICES (formerly the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences) examines COVID-19 testing rates and test positivity for immigrants and refugees in Ontario up to June 13, 2020. Their results demonstrate a higher impact on those living in lower-income areas with high proportions of both immigrants and racialized populations. 

The Impact of COVID on Immigrant and Racialized Communities in Montreal

This webinar from McGill University's Institute for Health and Social Policy reports on challenges faced by immigrant and racialized communities in Montreal during COVID-19, including awareness and application of health guidelines, access to health services, psychosocial needs, economic challenges, employment, family well-being and community initiatives. 

Ethics of COVID-19-related school closures

This commentary article by Silverman et al. explores the ethics of school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes data indicating significant negative long-term effects for students from families who live with inequities.

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