To provide you the latest COVID-19 updates and to answer your questions, your SEIU Healthcare Officers will be hosting a Facebook Live event tomorrow – Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – at 7:00 p.m.
PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Government Must Enact Measures to Keep Healthcare Workers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
Statement from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart in response to the Ministry of Long-Term Care’s emergency order allowing outside workers and volunteers to be temporarily hired at Ontario’s nursing homes.
Education at Home
With the closure of all publicly funded schools expected to go past April 6, we understand you may be facing challenges with finding childcare, keeping your children safe, and ensuring they are still learning while they are at home. The Ontario government has provided a full curriculum to keep your children up to date.
PRESS RELEASE: Frontline Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19
It was confirmed today that a frontline healthcare worker at Markhaven Home for Seniors, located in Markham, has tested positive for COVID-19 after the long-term care home first learned of a resident with the virus last week. Additional workers who may have been exposed to the virus are currently awaiting test results.
Adding A Facebook Frame To Your Profile
We’re encouraging all SEIU Healthcare members, friends and family to show their appreciation for Healthcare Workers during COVID-19. One simple way you can do this is by using our customized frame and adding it to your Facebook profile picture. The entire process takes less than one minute! Here’s how to do it in 3 simple steps.
Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19
The feeling of stress and anxiety is a totally normal reaction amidst The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. During this time of great uncertainty, fear and the immense pressure that comes with working on the frontline during a global pandemic, we must always be sure to prioritize our mental health and wellbeing.
COVID-19 Update – March 17
As you may have heard, today the Ontario government declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What this means is that extended precautions are being put into place to protect you, your families and community. We want you to remain calm and confident that this declaration is the right decision and will aide in the containment…
Important COVID-19 Update, FAQ and Resources
SEIU Healthcare continues to monitor the changing situation involving the COVID-19 pandemic. While the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has stated that the risk of a mass outbreak remains low in Canada, the Union is taking a number of preventive measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
An update regarding COVID-19 from SEIU Healthcare President Sharleen Stewart: We are in constant contact with both the Federal and Provincial governments, and are a key stakeholder in many working groups and committees aimed at addressing this ever-changing and evolving situation.