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Latest News, Findings and Stats

Supported by 7 provincial and national health research grants

51 collection sites across Canada

3rd largest global COVID-19 registry

11 published manuscripts

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Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network

The Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CCEDRRN) is a national collaboration with Public Health partners to harmonize data collection in 50 Emergency Departments (EDs) across 8 provinces (BC, AB, SK, MB, ON, QC, NS, NB).

Recent Findings and News

Petri Dish

COVID-19 research initiatives at UBC among those funded by first-time partnership

A number of UBC rapid response research initiatives have received funding from a partnership between Genome BC, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and the BCCDC Foundation for Public Health.

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Data Available for Researchers

CCEDRRN encourages the interest and proposals of investigators in order to maximize the scientific value of the epidemiologic COVID-19 related data from +200,000 individuals collected since 2020.


Read about the current findings from investigators utilizing CCEDRRN participant research data.

Development of the Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network population-based registry: a methodology study (

March 17, 2021

Background: Emergency physicians lack high-quality evidence for many diagnostic and treatment decisions made for patients with suspected or confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our objective is to describe the methods used to collect and ensure the data quality of a multicentre registry of patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

Chemistry Class
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