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Virtual Events

Our event calendar is packed with virtual events that you can enjoy from the comfort (and safety!) of your own home. From informative patient and caregiver webcasts to hard-hitting policy forums, we can’t wait to “see” you at these upcoming events.
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Asthma-Safe Classrooms & COVID-19

WHAT: A free webcast series that answers your questions about managing pediatric asthma and keeping kids with asthma safe from COVID-19.

WHO: Parents and guardians of children with asthma

WHERE: Everywhere (via Zoom) – but get the most of these sessions by registering for one in your region:

Eastern Ontario (Ottawa) region

Thursday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m. EST
Hosted by Dr. Marielena DiBartolo

Northern Ontario session

Monday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m. EST
Hosted by Dr. David Fischer

Southwestern Ontario session

Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST
Hosted by Dr. Brian Lyttle

Greater Toronto Area session

Tuesday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. EST
Hosted by Dr. Tania Samanta


COVID-19 Policy Series

Each session of our COVID-19 Policy Series will be dedicated to a specific topic in health and care that’s being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of these sessions? To highlight topics that deserve urgent and immediate attention by policymakers in Ontario or Canada.

These sessions are open to all, but will be most impactful for policy makers and advocates.

COVID-19 and Lung Cancer Care

Friday, November 13 at 10:00 a.m. EST

In this session, Dr. Wheatley-Price will explore how the various aspects of lung cancer care have been disrupted due to COVID-19 precautions, and what the impact of this will be on patients.

COVID-19 and Asthma Care

Tuesday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m. EST

In this session, Dr. Samir Gupta will provide us with his expert opinion on how contracting COVID-19 affects individuals with asthma, what areas of care have been disrupted for asthma patients, and how to ensure proper management of asthma moving forward. 

COVID-19 and Long-term Care

Tuesday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m. EST

In this session, two leading experts in the area of infectious disease and geriatric care will shed light on how infectious disease outbreaks happen in long-term care homes, and what needs to happen moving forward to protect seniors now and prevent outbreaks in the future.

Festival of Trees

Thank you for your continued support of Festival of Trees. Each year, we look forward to this remarkable community gathering in Sault Ste. Marie. With the ongoing pandemic and other considerations, the difficult decision was made to cancel this year’s event. We are grateful for your patience and understanding. If you have any questions, would like to make a donation or host a fundraising event in the spirit of Festival of Trees, please reach out to Charlene Spiteri (cspiteri@lunghealth.ca).

Need Support?

We can’t come together in person right now, but that doesn’t mean you have to face lung disease alone. Our phone-in support group is here for you!

Upcoming phone sessions

Wednesday, November 10th | 11:00 am to noon (ET)
Wednesday, December 8th | 11:00 am to noon (ET)

How to join

Join us toll-free by dialing 1- (877) 213-6937, followed by the conference code: 845 200 1122 #.

For more information or to add your name to the group distribution list, please contact Jody Hamilton.

These sessions are open to all, but will be most impactful for policy makers and advocates.

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Need Continuing Medical Education?

Calling all health-care providers! The Lung Health Foundation hosts various continuing medical education programs including an annual conference, Mainpro+ certified workshops, OTN and webcasts on a wide range of topics from diagnosis and management of asthma and COPD, Spirometry Interpretation and Motivational Interviewing.

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