PHAC Wastewater Monitoring Program for COVID-19

Wastewater has already been used to show early detection of COVID-19 in some Canadian jurisdictions prior to an increase of clinically diagnosed cases. As COVID-19 can be characterized by symptomatic and asymptomatic infection, it is important to identify the presence of undiagnosed cases to minimize the likelihood of outbreaks.

Injury Data and Surveillance: What Are We Looking for? 

This presentation will provide information on the importance of striving for a more collaborative approach between data analysts and primary knowledge users who work in the injury prevention field. This will include a description of the reasons for a greater focus on obtaining actionable data to help maximize the use of limited available resources.