COVID-19 Updates


Visit the Shared Heath Website for the most up-to-date information on COVID19, including Resources for Health Providers


 Anesthesia and Health Care System Risk Escalation 


1.  COVID-19 Updated Screening & Testing Criteria 

2. Guidelines on PPE for intubation and other AGMPs  30-Mar-20

3. COVID-19 Anesthesia OR PPE Cart  *NEW*

4.  COVID-19 Intubation Checklist  *NEW*

5.  COVID-19 Extubation Guideline  *NEW*

6. Neuraxial Regional Guidelines

7.  Anesthesia/Surgery Incident Command Membership

8.  Hand Hygiene

9.  PPE - On

10.  PPE - Off

11.  N95 Masks

12.  Infection and Prevention Control Booklet (Link here)

13.  COVID-19 Anesthesia Machine Setup Instructions Here

14.  Interim Covid-19 Obstetric Anesthesia Guidelines 

15. COVID-19 Virtual Intubation  *NEW*


1.  How to put on and take off PPE

Removing PPE Video: *Please note that face protection (goggles or face shield and N95 masks) should be removed outside of the room/unit where a COVID-19 patient has been intubated. Airborne Infection Isolation rooms (AIIR) or negative pressure isolations will usually have an anteroom where this aforementioned equipment must be removed.

2.  Sunnybrook PPE Video(note removal technique for a face shield):


COVID-19 Update # 1 - Dr. Chris Christodoulou 18-Mar-20 

COVID-19 Update # 1 - Dr. Duane Funk  18-Mar-20  

COVID-19 Update # 2 - Drs. McPherson, Buchel, Jones, Christodoulou   25-Mar-20 

COVID-19 Important Literature