Coronaphobia is a mental health condition whereby people develop an unhealthy fear of contracting COVID-19 and this fear causes poor functioning in their daily lives impacting their mental well-being and potential heart health.

In an effort to decrease heart disease and improve the mental health of the community during the pandemic, Northern Hearts offered a free webinar titled “Coronaphobia”.

The webinar was part of our “Virtual Talk with Doc” series and was held on Zoom, January 27, 2021.

Dr. Meaghan Labine, MD, MSC, PhD, CCFP from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine spoke about how the fear of contracting COVID-19 impacts our daily lives and offered recommendations on how individuals can protect their mental health during the pandemic.

To view the Webinar please click on the link below:

Coronaphobia – YouTube