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.

Briefing Note Categories

Clinical Management of COVID-19

Understanding Long COVID-19

Last Updated: April 7, 2021

Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Thromboprophylaxis of COVID-19 Positive Long-Term Care Home Residents

Last Updated: February 11, 2021

Association Between Covid-19 And Vitamin D Levels

Last Updated: December 9, 2020

Best Practices For Caring For Persons Under Investigation For COVID-19 In Hospital Settings

Last Updated: December 2, 2020

Economic and Social Responses

COVID-19 Outcomes For Priority Populations And Settings

Last Updated: February 22, 2021

Paid Sick Leave Benefits During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Last Updated: February 17, 2021

Data Collection on Ethnicity and COVID-19

Last Updated: January 27, 2021

Youth Compliance With COVID-19 Public Health Measures

Last Updated: December 10, 2020

Economic Impact Of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions During COVID-19

Last Updated: December 4, 2020

Community-Tailored Interventions for COVID-19

Last Updated: November 23, 2020

Health System Arrangements

Serial Testing of Asymptomatic Health Care Workers

Last Updated: March 11, 2021

Transporting COVID-19 Patients On Non-Invasive Ventilation Support Via Emergency Medical Service Units

Last Updated: March 4, 2021

Cohorting in Community Hospitals During COVID-19

Last Updated: February 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Health Care Workers

Last Updated: January 22, 2021

Rapid COVID-19 Tests Complementing Lab-based PCR Tests Across Select Jurisdictions

Last Updated: December 24, 2020

Impacts on Quadruple-Aim Metrics of Long-Term Care Facility Visitor Restrictions

Last Updated: September 24, 2020

Public Health Measures

Infection Control and Public Health Measures in Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes Following COVID-19 Vaccination of Residents

Last Updated: April 1, 2021

The Wellbeing of Residents in Long-Term Care Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Last Updated: March 31, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Strategies In Schools

Last Updated: March 26, 2021

Indoor Versus Outdoor Transmission of COVID-19

Last Updated: March 26, 2021

Rapid COVID-19 Testing Deployment And Non-Essential Business Sectors

Last Updated: March 18, 2021

Best Practices for Limiting the Transmission of COVID-19 Variants of Concern

Last Updated: February 24, 2021