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COVID-19 Family Resources

Health Nexus is working with provincial partners to develop and spread the information growing families need to stay safe and healthy. See our COVID-19 bulletins and webinar resources below.

In this issue:

  • COVID-19:Infection Prevention and Control in Primary Care and Community Settings
  • COVID-19: Food Safety Practices
  • COVID-19: Infection Prevention and Control at Home: Information for Parents

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Primary Care during COVID-19 Pandemic:

  • Pregnancy Care and Prenatal Screening
  • Newborn and Well Child Routine Primary Care
  • Immunizations

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COVID-19 Effects on Family Health and Wellbeing:

  • Early Child Development and Welfare
  • Family Violence

COVID-19 and Determinants of Health

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Preventing Infection – What parents can do

Recorded: May 5 2020

The main objective of this webinar is to share with parents the information on infection prevention and control strategies at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Beginning Journey: First Nations Pregnancy Resource

Indigenous guidance and cultural knowledge for parents-to-be

Breastfeeding Matters: An Important Guide for Families

Everything parents-to-be need to know about breastfeeding

Learning to Play and Playing to Learn: What Families Can Do

Learn about play-based learning at home, childcare and preschool

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – FASD

Health Nexus and community partners collaborate to improve the outcomes for children, youth, adults, and families impacted by FASD. Subsidies and mobilization support will continue to be available for support groups across the province.

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FASD Info ( is a source of accurate, up-to-date FASD information for Ontario families. This website will help you find the closest available FASD screening services, learn about programs and training and read the latest news on FASD.

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About Us

Health Nexus, and our most well known program, Best Start, work with diverse partners to create and mobilize health and community services knowledge through digital resources and events. As a designated bilingual non-profit organization with charitable status, we offer supports to care providers and the public alike, specializing in targeted health promotion and education materials using inclusive and culturally safe approaches for both general audiences and vulnerable sub-populations with barriers to health care access owing to poor social determinants of health.

Look for our acclaimed Health Nexus outcome improvement work in public health units, maternal-newborn clinics, parenting programs and liquor stores, as well as through our provincial, national, and international partners.

Health Nexus Team
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