Directory of Briefing Notes

Evidence Synthesis Briefing Notes are the products of the Evidence Synthesis Network. The Network accepts questions on COVID-19 from decision-makers in government, agencies, and the broader health system who require scientific evidence, jurisdictional scans, and promising innovation scans.

Public Health Measures

Interventions Preventing or Controlling The Spread of COVID-19 in Workplaces

Last Updated: February 11, 2021

Quick Response (QR) Codes as an Approach to Contact Tracing for COVID-19

Last Updated: November 18, 2020

Contact Tracing for COVID-19

Last Updated: November 18, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccination Planning

Last Updated: November 6, 2020

Best Practices for Knowledge Translation Of Public Health/Epidemiological Information to Health Sector Leaders and Decision Makers

Last Updated: October 23, 2020

Effectiveness And Use of Non-Medical Masks For The Public In Community Settings

Last Updated: September 17, 2020

N95 Mask Shortage and Handling Before Reprocessing

Last Updated: September 16, 2020

Non-Canadian Strategies to COVID-19 Testing

Last Updated: August 25, 2020

COVID-19 Testing - Evidence and Best Practices

Last Updated: June 25, 2020

Transmission Risk Factors, and Mitigation of COVID-19 When Re-Opening Playground Equipment

Last Updated: May 28, 2020