Daily COVID-19 digest
Changes to help with performance reviews: With priorities in our organization quickly shifting to respond to COVID-19, we expect that many of you are working outside of your normal duties. We have made some changes to the performance management program to support employees and supervisors during this challenging time. These new measures ensure employees can be recognized for their hard work over the past year, without any additional burden or distraction from COVID-19 priorities.
From the frontline: Peter MacDonald, director of donor relations for Atlantic and ON, shares his observations on what is being done on the frontlines, his words of encouragement for the future and his gratitude to those coming in every day to ensure patients have the blood they need.
How is COVID-19 affecting stem cell transplantation in Canada? We sat down with Dr. Heidi Elmoazzen, director of stem cells at Canadian Blood Services, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on stem cell transplantation in Canada. Click here to learn more.
Update your contact information in EDA: Information on Canadian Blood Service’s response to COVID-19 is changing daily. To ensure you are receiving the latest, please take a moment to update your contact information such as email and phone number in EDA.
Wellness Wednesday: Are you ready to get active and have some fun? Each week we are releasing “Wellness Wednesday” videos on our employee portal. Canadian Blood Services employees who are also certified personal trainers, nutrition experts, and yoga instructors (just to name a few) are creating short videos to help you feel your best. Weekly topics range from home workouts to nutrition, mindfulness, connectivity, mental health and more. Check today’s video from a certified yoga instructor and accounts payable administrator, Sherry Beaudry, on yoga poses to improve your posture.
About the daily digest
This daily digest will highlight the latest policy and employee support measures, resources to help you manage our new reality and original content like articles and videos to remind us that what we do matters. Things are moving quickly, so you can expect to hear from us daily. No access to email? No problem — all of this information and more can be found on blood.ca/employees from any device, no login required.
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