Our project aspires to further national and international efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 and design an effective vaccine.
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Volunteer to help COVID-19 research

We will soon close recruitment for our Stop the Spread Ottawa project. We still have study kits to give to new participants. We are inviting anyone in one or both of the following groups to join the study before September 24, 2021:

  •   History of suspect/confirmed COVID-19 infection


  •   Has received or planning to receive a COVID-19 vaccine

You can enroll here or email adyks@ohri.ca. Once you enroll, the study coordinator will follow up within 24 hours. Please email adyks@ohri.ca if you do not receive a response.

COVID-19 Vaccine Disclaimer:

To all current participants: The COVID-19 vaccine is an important part of our study. Your participation in our study should have no impact on when you choose to be vaccinated for COVID-19. We also wish to advise that our study is currently recruiting individuals who have/will receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Please contact the study coordinator at adyks@ohri.ca if you receive a COVID-19 vaccine so that we may have this information when analyzing your samples. Please also contact the study coordinator if you test positive for COVID-19.

Recruitment for Stop the Spread Ottawa is now closed. Thank you to all of our participants - you continue to make our research possible.