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Canadian COVID-19 Cohort Study (CCS):  Study of the epidemiology of COVID-19 in Canadian healthcare workers

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Participants needed: NS Health Staff

This study is available entirely online. For further information visit: www.tibdn.ca/covid-19/ns

If you have questions, please email COVID.study@sinaihealth.ca or call 1-416-294-6383 or toll free 1-888-307-3357 between between 9AM and 7PM Atlantic time weekdays

Who can participate?

Staff working at IWK Health and Nova Scotia Health

  • Who are 18-75 years of age
  • Who work anywhere in either hospital for more than 20 hours per week

OR – is a physician, nurse practitioner, or midwife with privileges or private practice who works at least 8 hours per week caring for hospitalized patients

  • Who have access to a computer or phone with internet access, and
  • Who plan to be available at least for the next 3 months

What is required?

  • Questionnaires when you join and then every week (online)
  • Report when tested for COVID-19 (online)
  • Self-collect blood spot samples
    • when you join, in 6 months, at the end of the study
    • when/if you test positive for COVID-19, and
    • when/if you are vaccinated against COVID-19

Participation is voluntary

Participants will be provided with a small token of appreciation for taking part in the study. Staff are invited to participate whether or not they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Site Investigators
Dr. Shelly McNeil & Dr. Joanne Langley

For further information visit
www.tibdn.ca/covid-19/ns

If you have questions, please email
COVID.study@sinaihealth.ca
or call 1-416-294-6383 or toll free 1-888-307-3357 between between 9AM and 7PM Atlantic time weekdays

Phone 1-416-294-6383 or toll free 1-888-307-3357

Email COVID.study@sinaihealth.ca

Find out more about this study

Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch shortly.