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The PROTECH Project Looking for Volunteers

Hello everyone, The PROTECH project (Pandemic Rapid-response Optimization to Enhance Community-Resilience and Health) is currently looking for volunteers to help our Chinese Canadian communities. PROTECH is a rapid response community-based action project supported by the Government of Canada’s New F [...]

By |2020-05-16T00:52:45+00:00May 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACAS presents Poster at CAHR2020

Due to the current health situation, the CAHR 2020 (Canadian Association for HIV Research) conference was held virtually on May 1 and 2, 2020. This years theme was Hope, Victories and Perseverance beyond 2020. ACAS proudly presented a research poster this year and we proudly share it here. A Sip of [...]

By |2020-05-10T00:44:44+00:00May 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toronto Public Health Poster on Safer Sex during COVID 19

We wanted to share Toronto Public Health's e-poster on Safer Sex during COVID 19, so you can have safer and healthier sex while staying at home! https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/976c-Safer_sex_during_COVID-19.pdf Also featured is an infographic version from our City Councillor Krist [...]

By |2020-05-09T23:58:56+00:00May 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Handcrafted Non-Medical Mask Drive For ACAS Support Program

Please help us raise funds for our Support Program’s PHA (person/people living with HIV/AIDS) Funds. This Covid19 pandemic has definitely affected a number of not-for-profit agencies and charities including ACAS. A line up of our events since March 2020 that help us fundraise and support some of our [...]

By |2020-05-02T09:08:25+00:00April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank you Volunteers! It’s your week!

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! It's National Volunteer Week 2020! April 19-25, 2020 -It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers. Let’s all cheer for Canada’s volunteers! We are still accepting new volunteers during this time. If you are interested in helping to organize events/workshops, please contact u [...]

By |2020-04-24T19:55:00+00:00April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health promotion Tips during CoVid19 x

Please see some tips from ACAS Health Promotion Team Tips for Stress Management to manage stress and your mental health during self isolation:  Accept that some anxiety and fear is normal COVID-19 is a new virus and we are still learning about it. The uncertainty about the virus and the changes that [...]

By |2020-04-20T17:09:46+00:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Online Outreach and Workshops going well!

Recently ACAS held an online workshop Fri Apr 17, 7:00pm about sex toys and safer sex, 12+ people attended remotely... We talked about expanding what sex meant and how to have it in these times, keeping risk management and our own boundaries in mind.   Another ENGAGING workshop on today https:/ [...]

By |2020-04-20T16:53:16+00:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LATEST FROM MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH

Dr Eileen De Villa, Medical Officer of Health, ordered the following measures that will take effect immediately April 1st for up to 12 weeks. All those confirmed positive are to stay home under the Health Protection and Promotion Act for 14 days. All those who have had close contact with someone con [...]

By |2020-04-02T19:35:39+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments