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Covid-19 resource guide 


Canadian Medical Association

Physician resources including:

    • How to set up virtual care
    • Health and Wellness
    • Managing your practice
    • Volunteering and medical licensing for medical learners

Patient resources including:

    • COVID-19 information video
    • Social Distancing and use of masks

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

    • Breaking news
    • Guidelines/protocols
    • Educational webinars

A helpful update regarding PPE in the ED can be found here.

College of Family Physicians of Canada

    • Virtual care resources, toolkit and guidelines
    • Live & Recorded Webinars
    • Patient Resources

Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada

    • Committee statements for pregnancy and women's health
    • Practice Resources
    • Educational resources & forums

Canadian Pediatric Society

    • Clinical guidance for neonatal and acute paediatric care
    • Positive parenting during a pandemic
    • Resources for adolescents and their parents

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    • Practice resources (e.g., pulmonary and physical rehabilitation post-COVID)
    • Live & Recorded Webinars
    • List of government assistance and insurance options

Includes webinar on Post-Acute COVID-19 Sequelae: Preparing for Recovery to Rehab



  • Canadian-developed recommendations about many topics including epidemiology, management and prognosis.


  • American-developed recommendations including management, ventilation and care of special populations. 


  • Summarized evidence on pathology, investigations, treatment, PPE, etc. (updated daily).


  • Focuses on the practical aspects of managing COVID patients and how to implement knowledge effectively.

      EB Medicine

      • Comprehensive updated overview for emergency physicians.

      Centre for Effective Practice

      • Comprehensive clinical and practical guidance for primary care providers. Includes curated list of valuable resources!

      Centre for Excellence and Emergency Preparedness

      • Practical resources to prepare and respond to the pandemic

      Choosing Wisely

      • Guidelines to stewardship of limited resources


      Brigham and Women's Hospital

      • Clinical guidance and protocols for floor management (e.g., templates, triage and transfers) and sub-specialties. 

        Massachusetts General Hospital

        • Inpatient and outpatient care guidance, including appraised literature and Grand Rounds Series.



              Acknowledging the limited surge capacity in rural healthcare systems, and pleas from many municipalities, we put together this tip sheet regarding part-time travel to rural areas during the COVID-19 pandemic.

              ORDER SETS

              Numerous health authorities have created order sets specifically for the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that these order sets were valid as of the date posted and therefore should be reviewed with current information in mind.


              A selection of useful COVID-19 resources about the following topics can be found on the RuralMed List Serv resources page

                • Clinical assessment and decision-making tools
                • Protected code blue 
                • Protected intubation
                • Personal protective equipment 
                • Ventilators 
                • Podcasts

              If you are a SRPC member, we encourage you to join the RuralMed List Serv for access to ongoing updates and information.

              Check out this CMAJ podcast that discusses how a rural ED prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic.

              Telehealth and patient-doctor relationships in rural and remote communities (Toh et al. 2016, CFP).

                WELLNESS TOOLS

                During these challenging times, it is important to take care of our physical and mental health. 

                EDUCATOR TOOLS

                In many settings, supervising and teaching learners has changed drastically. Below are resources on how to navigate and adapt during this challenging time. 

                PATIENT RESOURCES 

                A crucial part of this pandemic is making sure that the general public is well-informed.

                Our patient resources page features handouts, websites, videos, and other resources for the general public.  


                The University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine Division of Continuing Professional Development’s Rural Program (RCPD) and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) are providing a personalized service for all Canadian providers, powered by volunteer medical students.

                REAKT responds to specific questions posed by providers, which may involve evidence review and summary, sourcing existing resources such as pre-printed order sets, or sharing ideas and innovations. Responses are rapid and sent directly to the provider making the request as well as contributing to an expanding online library of resources.

                Ask REAKT a question or say hello at


                The Canadian Medical Association (CMA), along with the provincial and territorial medical associations have provided individual updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

                Please note that some of these links require members to log-on to access content.


                Federal and International:

                Provincial and Territorial:

                An important Health Canada statement about reprocessing N95 respirators can be found here.

                This page was created by the SRPC Student Committee, with guidance from Dr. E. Blau, Dr. S. Moore, and Dr. S. Newbery. 

                If you have any questions, concerns or would like us to add some more resources, please contact us at