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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About Stop the Spread Ottawa
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Volunteer to help COVID-19 research

Stop the Spread Ottawa is recruiting the following groups:
  • Confirmed/suspected history of COVID19
  • Anyone planning to receive a COVID-19 vaccine
  • Living with hepatitis/HIV
  • Immune compromised
  • Work in transportation
If you do not meet these criteria but still strongly wish to participate, please contact the research coordinator at ecollins@ohri.ca.

COVID-19 Vaccine Disclaimer:

To all future/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 ecollins@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.

By the numbers (Updated on July 30, 2021):

1117 participants enrolled

Still recruiting