A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay - Kingston
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A segment of Ontario’s medical professionals feel ‘neglected’ from pandemic pay – Kingston

It’s been nearly two weeks since Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced various front-line workers would receive an extra $4 per hour for their contributions to fighting COVID-19. A few days after the initial announcement on April 25, the province expanded the “pandemic pay” to additional health-care sector workers, including paramedics and public health nurses. READ […]

Ontario’s official data is short dozens of recent COVID-19 deaths. ‘High-tech and public health are not synonymous’
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Ontario’s official data is short dozens of recent COVID-19 deaths. ‘High-tech and public health are not synonymous’

At Wednesday afternoon news conference, Ontario’s associate chief medical officer of health presented the latest COVID-19 numbers: the province had 2,392 confirmed cases, including 37 dead. Those numbers, Dr. Barbara Yaffe cautioned the watching public, may be out of date. She explained: the province relies on its 34 local public health units to submit the […]

Ontario's latest COVID-19 patient was in Toronto for 9 days before going to ER
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Ontario’s latest COVID-19 patient was in Toronto for 9 days before going to ER

Chris Herhalt, CP24.com Published Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:10AM EST Last Updated Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:46PM EST Public health officials say a Toronto woman in her 60s who tested positive for COVID-19 returned from Iran nine days before reporting to an emergency room with symptoms, prompting health officials to reach out to everyone she […]