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April 7, 2021
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Canada’s nurses urge public to get COVID-19 vaccine in new campaign

April 7, 2021 (OTTAWA, ON) – Canada’s largest nurses’ organization has launched a national campaign encouraging the public to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions has released a public service announcement and website providing information and resources about the distribution, safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. “Nurses have launched this campaign […]

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April 6, 2021
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Don’t wait: make a plan to get vaccinated

A few weeks ago, pharmacies in Ontario opened their online registration as part of the province’s Phase Two vaccination effort. It wouldn’t surprise anyone that I signed up my partner, Steve, and me right away. Because Steve is over 60, he quickly got an appointment. When he got there today, the pharmacy’s computer system had […]

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December 3, 2020
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Governments must update their guidance for health care workers to recognize - and respond - to the science on COVID-19 transmission

On December 2, the following letter was sent to individual provincial ministers of health by the leaders of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and the nurses unions of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Dear Minister of Health, Your Urgent Intervention is Required – Governments […]

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