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by Stephen Legault

"What can people working to stop the spread of COVID-19 learn from Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer, Deena Hinshaw? Besides how to provide a calm, steady and reassuring voice in a time of global crisis, we can learn how to take care of ourselves when we’re trying to save the world.

"During her daily briefing last Friday, Dr. Hinshaw told the province she would take “some time off,” and delegated the important task of updating a worried population to her deputy, Marcia Johnson. She indicated this was part of her self-care practice. In the middle of the worst global pandemic in 100 years, she made time to rejuvenate and brace for the challenging days ahead."

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