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family physician @UnityHealthTO , Fidani Chair in Improvement & Innovation @UofTFamilyMed , Scientist @MAP_Health @ICESOntario , mom of 3, tweets are my own

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Joined May 2012
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13 days ago
Are you confused about #COVID ? How do you know when you have it? Who can get a test? When to use a RAT? When to call a doctor? You're not alone. We @UofTFamilyMed @OntarioCollege have pulled together answers to common COVID Q's Here's a rundown 🧵
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21 hours ago
It's a tough time of year. And #Omicron just makes it worse If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or disturbing thoughts, please reach out There are many places to get help Here are the resources I share often with patients👇🏽 #BellLetsTalk
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a day ago
“The shift to living with COVID, from pandemic to endemic, needs to be done in an orderly fashion, conscious of the fact that some people in society…are at far greater risk, and pandemic harm is not equally distributed” Wise words ⁦ @picardonhealth
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a day ago
Although most kids will do well at home, some may need to see a doctor and a few will need to go to hospital Things can change quickly for kids so keep a close eye Here are some of the things to watch for 👇🏽
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a day ago
Most kids can be cared for safely at home Make sure they get rest and lots of fluids to prevent dehydration We also offer some specific suggestions for managing common symptoms 👇🏽
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a day ago
Officially they should try and keep apart from others in the home too but we know that's often not practical Here are some things to consider when deciding whether and how to reduce risk of spread within the home (Some more info from @PublicHealthON at )
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a day ago
To start, if your child has COVID symptoms, assume COVID. Most don't need a test. They will need to self-isolate along with everyone who lives with them (see details here: )
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Tara Kiran
a day ago
You just found out your child has COVID. What should you do? How can you best care for your child? When should you call the doctor or take them to the ED? Our latest resource provides the answers 🧵
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