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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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COVID Science: Cutting Through the Noise

Join them for this exciting public panel discussion “COVID Science: Cutting Through the Noise”.

About this event

Misinformation about COVID is having a tremendously adverse impact on public discourse, trust, beliefs and behaviours. It has led to deaths, hospitalization, increased stigma and discrimination, and confused health and science policy. How can they help the public cut through the noise and find credible information? How can they counter the misinformation on social media? Does the government need to do more to battle this infodemic? Join them for this exciting public panel discussion!



  • Tim Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta



  • Isaac Bogoch, Clinician Investigator, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
  • Lynora Saxinger, Infectious Disease Expert, University of Alberta
  • Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • D. Lorne Tyrrell, Member of the National COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force


Registration opens on Monday, May 3rd at 8:00 am and closes on Monday, June 21st at 11:59 PM.


Once you register, you will receive an email on the day of the event (June 22) with a link to access the forum.


For more information about the Public Forum, please visit the main event website. For questions, email them at lksiov@ualberta.ca.

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 8:00 - 9:00 pm