Friday, March 27, 2020

Coronavirus update

Stay up-to-date with the latest information and advisories on the coronavirus.

Faculty members are also available to comment in media on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Q and A with the experts: Face masks

Woman wearing a face mask reaches for groceries.

Professor Zahid Butt answers common questions about face masks including who should be wearing them, and when.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Q and A with the experts: Social media and COVID-19

Young person in pajamas looking at cell phone.

The world has moved online, seemingly overnight. Are we using social media more, and what does that mean? Jim Wallace, an expert in how computing systems like our smartphones can address problems in public health, talks about social media during the pandemic.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Researchers collaborate to develop coronavirus guidelines in low-income countries

Warren Dodd and James Wallace.

Professors from the School recently are working with a University of Toronto team and international partners to develop guidelines for hospitals and primary care settings in the Philippines and Sri Lanka for the management of COVID-19.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

New graduate course: Mental Health and Wellness (HLTH 620)

A group of students working at a desk.

HLTH 620 is being offered for the first time in spring 2020 and is open to all University of Waterloo graduate students.

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to mental health literacy and mental health and wellness at the individual level as well as in the broader community.