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Since day one, Team Sunnybrook has been on the front-lines of the #COVID19  pandemic. Each day, they continue to take on this challenge with courage, resilience and leadership. Take a look inside some of our care units during the month of May:

While it's important to stay informed about #COVID19 , it’s okay to take a break from news and social media. "Consuming an overwhelming amount of difficult news can have an impact on your mental health," notes psychiatrist Dr. Carolyn Boulos.

Our volunteers are trying some new, virtual ways to help during this challenging time — and they're already having a positive impact! In one initiative, they're recording musical birthday greetings for inpatients ❤️🎵 Read more:

When physical distancing is difficult to maintain, a non-medical mask can help prevent your nose and mouth droplets from reaching other people or shared surfaces. It's important to wear your mask properly. Follow these steps and read more: #COVID19 

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COVID-19 has led to drastic changes to everyday life for people all around the world. Canadian researchers have launched a study to learn about people's experiences and how they are coping during this challenging time:

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George Markow has challenged himself to walk 100km before his 100th birthday, in an effort to raise $100,000 for hospitals! We are so grateful for his support ❤️

Many people are having to get creative with makeshift workspaces as they work from home during the #COVID19  pandemic. Whatever your new workstation is, it may be time to take a good look at where, and how, you’re working to help prevent injuries:

With proms and graduations cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students may be dealing with the disappointment of missing these milestone events. Youth psychiatrist Dr. Amy Cheung offers advice on how families can provide support:

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We can’t thank Gord Downie & @thehipdotcom  enough for the funds and awareness they've raised for brain cancer research. #TheHip 

The spirit of the season is alive in our NICU. Watch as two nurses sing a carol to preemie baby Anya… ?

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is caring for a patient who has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. The patient is in stable condition and has been admitted to an isolation room. More info:

Gord Downie's legacy extends beyond his music. He raised unprecedented awareness for glioblastoma. Our condolences to his family & friends.

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Our thoughts are with all those affected by today’s tragic incident. We would like to thank all first responders, our health system partners, and the many teams in our hospital for their tremendous work today. #TorontoStrong 

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If you or someone you care about is feeling depressed, please seek help. Remember: you are not alone. Please RT and #ShareForYouth 

UPDATE: We have received a total of 10 victims from the incident today at Yonge & Finch: - unfortunately, 2 patients arrived vital signs absent and were pronounced dead upon arrival - 5 in critical condition - 2 in serious condition - 1 in fair condition:

Thank you to the volunteers who planted 47,500 Canadian flags outside of our Veterans Centre today, as part of Operation Raise a Flag. On #RemembranceDay , veterans will wake up to a sea of red and white. ?? There’s still time to support: #CanadaRemembers 

Along with being Canadian war heroes, these veterans have another thing in common — they're all 100 years old or older. Meet some of Canada’s oldest-living veterans in this photo series: #CanadaRemembers  #RemembranceDay 

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