person cleaning area of a womens arm while wearing mask

Vaccines 101

Our patients are asking about the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine which will be used to prevent COVID-19 as well as the newer types of vaccines, the mRNA. So, I think it’s time for a primer on vaccines.   When our...
Students wearing mask and physically distancing.

Going Back to School During the Pandemic

At the time, the status of kids going back to school in September is up in the air. However, there are many things  we can do in order to prepare our children for returning to the classroom.    ...
Men working out with gloves and a mask

Working Out During COVID

Working Out During COVID, by Andy Li, Pharmacist Now that we’re in Stage 3, Ontario gyms and fitness studios are open again. Safety measures such as size limits via online booking, physical distancing, and equipment between each user...
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Parenting During the Pandemic

For many parents, the homestead has been turned into both an office and classroom as children are home full-time. Now that the school year has ended, it may seem hard to keep them occupied so you can perform...
personal protective equipment; gloves and masks

You Down with PPE? You Know Me.

One of the major topics of discussion in the news currently surrounds personal protective equipment or PPE. More specifically, who should wear it, when it should be worn, and its availability or lack thereof.   Personal protective equipment is...
Assistant Retail Manager of Yurek Pharmacy

A Message from the Frontline

There’s no doubt that the current world we live in is daunting. We are dressed in PPE with masks hiding the vast majority of our faces, and more specifically, our mouths. The most significant way people convey tenderness...