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Canadian COVID-19 Cohort Study (CCCS): Study of the epidemiology of COVID-19 in Canadian healthcare workers

Join a research study about COVID-19 in Canadian hospital workers

Status: Currently enrolling Click here to join French site
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What is being studied?

  • The rate of COVID-19 infection
  • Risk factors for infection (occupational and community)
  • Antibody levels over time
  • Uptake of vaccines against COVID-19
  • Psychological impact of working during a pandemic

What is required?

  • Questionnaires:
    • When you join
    • every 2nd week
    • when you are tested for COVID-19 --or-- have symptoms that might be COVID
    • when you are vaccinated against COVID
  • Dried blood spot samples:
    • when you join
    • 30 days after you are vaccinated --or-- test positive for COVID-19
    • about every 180 days after that

Who can participate?
Healthcare staff working in Ottawa who are:

  • 18-75 years old
  • Working 20+ hours per week for a hospital or are a physician, nurse practitioner, or midwife with privileges or private practice who work 8+ hours per week caring for patients
  • Planning to be working for 3+ months

Participation is voluntary
Participants will be provided with a small token of appreciation for taking part in the study

People are welcome to join whether or not they have been vaccinated against COVID-19

If you have questions, please email [email protected] or call 1-416-294-6383, or if long distance charges apply: 1-888-307-3357, between 9:00AM and 5:00PM (Eastern time) business days

Site Investigator: Dr. Curtis Cooper

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Information Sheet and Consent Form