October 20, 2021
The Premier's Office recently requested input from multiple stakeholders on making vaccinations mandatory in hospitals with a province-wide strategy. AFHTO agrees this is critical in lowering the risk to employees' and patients' health from outbreaks, and it helps to address risks to staffing
September 30, 2021
    On the inaugural National Truth and Reconciliation Day being recognized today across Canada, the Primary Care Collaborative values the opportunity and responsibility to acknowledge some of the actions that can help support better understanding of
September 03, 2021
    To:    Hon. Doug Ford, Premier Hon. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health      Cc:    Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health Matthew Anderson, CEO, Ontario Health Helen Angus, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health (outgoing) Re: Directive 6 must
August 04, 2021
    To: Hon. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health Hon. Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General Cc: Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister, Indigenous Affairs Matthew Anderson, CEO, Ontario Health Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health,
June 11, 2021
  We want to start by expressing our grief and sorrow about the tragic and horrifying events of the last few weeks, recognizing that racism and hate has been part of Canada since its inception. We mourn the discovery of the mass grave at the former
April 30, 2021
Shared by the Primary Care Collaborative   Ontario government’s paid sick leave legislation doesn’t go far enough and too many workplaces remain open: Workers need protection that provides flexible paid sick leave for illnesses, to self-isolate and to
April 17, 2021
Shared by the Primary Care Collaborative Toronto – April 17, 2021 – The organizations of the Primary Care Collaborative echo the alarms being sounded by our healthcare and public health colleagues since Friday. There was no doubt given the modelling
April 07, 2021
Shared by the Primary Care Collaborative April 7, 2021 - The Primary Care Collaborative welcomes the Ontario Government’s announcement of new provincial measures to stop the alarming spread of COVID-19. While the vaccine rollout continues across the
April 06, 2021
  Ontario needs a Stay-at-Home order, community vaccination plans, and paid sick leave for ALL workers to stop spread of COVID-19 variants, reduce the burden on health care TORONTO – April 6, 2021 – Amid an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases and
March 29, 2021
  COVID-19 shows the vital roles primary care providers play every day for community health and wellbeing and health system cooperation in Ontario   Toronto, March 29, 2021 - During COVID-19, we see again and again across Ontario that communities –
March 26, 2021
To:    Premier Doug Ford Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minster of Health Cc:    Dr. Dirk Huyer, Coordinator, Provincial Outbreak Response Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Re: Changes to dosing schedule for COVID-19
March 04, 2021
March 1, 2021 To: Premier Doug Ford Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health Cc: General (Ret.) Rick Hillier, COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force Dr. Dirk Huyer, Coordinator, Provincial Outbreak Response Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health Alison Blair, Associate