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Tomorrow – April 12th – UHN will begin distributing one Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) kit to all TeamUHN members working on-site. Each RAT kit includes five tests. Kits will be distributed to managers by portfolio, who will then provide them to their team. A positive result from any member of your household
must be reported to Health Services, which will then provide more details on PCR testing and return to work.
The Michener Institute of Education has signed
agreements in two new provinces over the past two months, accelerating our shared goal of ensuring Canada has an adequate supply of critically-needed health professionals. This direction shows how Michener can be a national leader in innovative, experientially based post-secondary education at a time when Canada needs these unique strengths the most.
Learn more at UHN News
This week we're celebrating the 10th anniversary of the High School Outreach Initiative. This is a program delivered in partnership between UHN's
Ajmera Transplant Centre, SickKids, Unity Health, Trillium Gift of Life and the University of Toronto, to increase awareness to organ and tissue donation among youth. To date, transplant health care professionals and organ donor advocates have delivered presentations to over 40,000 students. The celebration event on Wednesday April 13, at noon, is open to everyone, and
you can watch it here
April is Oral Health Month, which began last week with the celebration of National Dental Hygienists Week and its most appropriate theme, "Oral Health for Total Health." It's an important reminder of how maintaining good oral health and taking care of our teeth, gums, and mouth contributes to a healthy lifestyle and our overall wellbeing. Poor oral health has been linked to a range of serious health conditions and diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. UHN has dental clinics at Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab, where members of TeamUHN, including dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, take exceptional care of our patients. We celebrate them all and thank them for their dedication.
April is also World Autism Month. I know that many members of TeamUHN have been touched by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a wide range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, communication, and repetitive behaviours that is believed to affect about 70 million people across the world. One in 66 children and youth in Canada have been diagnosed with ASD,
according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. This month calls for acceptance and understanding for people with ASD and their loved ones. To mark the occasion, Autism Speaks Canada has just released
a documentary online called "Life on the Spectrum"
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