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New! Paediatric Resources for Health Care Providers
COVID-19 @ Connected Care
Do you have a question about COVID-19 testing, health assessment or back to school for children in the community?
Connected Care is extending services to offer virtual consultation for health-care providers in the community who have had questions about COVID-19
Consult Connected Care with your non-urgent questions if you are working with children, youth and their families from settings such as community hospitals, COVID-19 assessment centres, pharmacies, congregate settings and shelter sites.
How do I reach COVID-19 @ Connected Care?
Nurses: Log into Connected Care Live for real-time responses (Click on the "Connected Care Live" button on the top right).
Other Providers: email email@example.com for responses within 24h
- Include: Name, Role, Organization, Public Health Region in your inquiry
Do you or your community have questions for SickKids about COVID-19 that may be answered in a webinar?
Submit your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
For Urgent Paediatric Medicine Consults: please contact us through SickKids locating 416-813-7500 and by day: ask to speak with Dr. Jenny Smith or Dr. Julia Orkin (General paediatrics).
In case of emergency, do not hesitate to send the child/family to SickKids Emergency Department, and to promote situational awareness re: COVID 19 status or other high risk, please call 416-813-5807 and ask to speak with the Charge Nurse or a Physician.
Paediatric Clinical Assessment Tool
From medical risk factors section:
Medical risk factors, relevant to paediatric assessment:
- Liver disease
- Prematurity (specify GA and any related complications, chronic lung disease) f
- Medical complexity (neurologically impaired, developmental delay, underlying genetic condition, technology dependent)
- Congenital heart disease
- Other chronic lung diseases (in addition to asthma)
- IBD (but may be captured by the ‘immunosuppressed’ option they have if on steroids for treatment of the IBD)
- Any other medical condition
Contextual Risk Factors:
- Recent travel
- Known Contact
- Childcare / school
- Financial difficulty
- Lack of food
- Mental Health history (in patient / family)
- Children’s Aid Society involvement
- Newcomer status
- Other identified stressors/challenges
In addition to symptoms listed:
- Chest pain
- Abdominal pain
- Feeding difficulty
If available, weight
- Practice Operations