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Ontario Adds New Protections for Schools to Keep Students and Staff Safe

Schools will remain open for in-person learning during four-week stay-at-home order as education workers become eligible for vaccines TORONTO — The Ontario government is introducing new measures to protect schools against COVID-19 which include refresher training, enhanced cleaning and asymptomatic testing. As these new measures are being introduced, the government […]

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Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

Additional measures needed to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19 TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a third provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA). […]

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Ontario Moving to Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

Phase Two Supports Vaccine Rollout by Postal Code in “Hot Spot” Communities TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving into Phase Two of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, with a focus on reaching individuals in “hot spot” communities where COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted certain neighbourhoods. In addition, this phase will prioritize […]

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Ontario Implements Emergency Brake Provincewide

All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown TORONTO —The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a provincewide emergency brake as a result of an alarming surge  in case numbers and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province. The provincewide emergency brake […]

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Ontario Offering AstraZeneca Vaccine to Those 55+ Starting April 3

TORONTO — The Ontario government is steadily increasing capacity in its COVID-19 vaccine rollout with the addition of over 350 additional pharmacies and more primary care settings across the province. All of these locations will be offering the AstraZeneca vaccine to individuals aged 55 and over, with some locations to begin offering […]

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Ages 75+ in Windsor-Essex Can Book Vaccinations as of March 23

Yesterday, the Ontario government announced individuals born in 1946 and earlier will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine effective Monday, March 22. The current four local vaccination clinics will be prepared to welcome newly eligible seniors once they have booked an appointment through the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)’s online booking system that […]