Tag: Covid-19

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work?

Asymptomatic CoVID testing is being offered in Nova Scotia – What is it and how does it work? By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC,  | December 4, 2020 After almost a year of COVID-19, we have learned that 1) The virus is spread mostly by breathing ‘aerosol’ 2) Masks therefore make a big difference in…
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PRAXES now serving the film and television industry!

PRAXES now serving the film and television industry! By Neil McWilliam | August 6, 2020 PRAXES has such an interesting group of clients, in a wide range of industries. From fishing vessels and fish plans to offshore marine and shipping; correctional facilities to superyachts; offshore wind turbine construction to the installation of power lines to…
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Stay Vigilant! Update on CoVID-19 from Dr. John Ross

Stay Vigilant! Update on CoVID-19 By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC Provincial governments and Public Health have begun relaxing CoVID-19 related ‘lockdowns’ and restrictions that were put in place in March. This is of course welcome news for everyone. That ‘everyone’ unfortunately also includes the SARS-2-CoV virus that causes the CoVID-19 infection. As of today…
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How to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations

How to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations May 13, 2020  |  By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC In case you missed the Jun 4th event, we’ve posted Dr. John Ross’ webinar on how to manage CoVID-19 and prepare your marine operations during a pandemic (Hosted by COVE). This event originally took place on…
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Jun 4th Event: “Managing Marine Operations during a Pandemic” w/ Dr. John Ross

You are invited! COVE is hosting a special virtual event on how to manage your Marine Operations during a pandemic with John Ross MD FRCPC from PRAXES.  When: Join us on Thursday, June 4th at 11:00 AM ADT Where: Zoom and YouTube  Register here:  https://mailchi.mp/coveocean.com/youre-invited-to-a-special-presentation-managing-marine-operations-during-a-pandemic-with-dr-john-ross-of-praxes-medical-group-4952306 —– Dr. Ross is an Emergency Physician for 30 years, Professor…
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CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships

CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships May 13, 2020  |  By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC — I am being asked by many marine clients about the availability of CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships. As of today, according to the Health Canada website, there are no point-of-care tests available, meaning…
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PRAXES Update on COVID-19 for Marine Organizations

PRAXES Update on COVID-19 for Marine Organizations Apr 19, 2020   |   Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC  — On November 17, 2019, the first case of a new virus infection was noted in China, in Wuhan. On Jan 25 ON and BC had the first Canadian cases from Wuhan travelers. On March 15, NS became the…
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