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Windsor-Essex County a Hot Spot for COVID-19 Vaccine

Hot Spot Communities COVID-19  has disproportionately impacted certain neighbourhoods and communities across the province. These areas may have historical and ongoing high rates of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations and transmission. To target these areas, the following postal codes are: designated as hot spots receiving additional doses of vaccines People ages 18 […]

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Vaccination Bookings for 45+ in Hot Spots and Licensed Child Care Workers

Ontario Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Booking to Individuals 45 and Over in Hot Spot Communities Licensed Child Care Workers Across Ontario Eligible to Book Vaccine Appointments This Week TORONTO — The Ontario government is expanding booking for COVID-19 vaccination appointments to individuals 45 and over in designated hot spot communities in […]

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Ontario Expands Age Eligibility for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to 40+

TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility at pharmacies and primary care settings to individuals aged 40 and over: “Starting Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Ontario will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 40 and over at […]

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Celebrating Stories of Ontarians: Roberta Bondar and Art McDonald, Members of the Order of Ontario

The theme of this year’s Earth Day, on April 22, is “Restore Our Earth.” It’s a call for action to bring our environment back to health. We will accomplish this only with innovative thinking and new perspectives, driven by science and by the urgent need for climate action. These are […]

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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). […]