COVID-19 information for Patients, Caregivers and the Public

February 09, 2022

Originally posted Mar. 23, 2020. Last updated February 9, 2022 *NEW*

Resources related to COVID-19 for patients, caregivers and the general public are listed below. New and updated resources will be added to the top of each list as they become available.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

    COVID-19 FAQs


    Fact Sheets

    Provided by Public Health Ontario

    • Guide for caregivers, household members and close contacts (PDF)  | Public Health Ontario, February 19, 2020
    • How to Self-Isolate (PDF) | Public Health Ontario, February 19, 2020
    • How to Self-Monitor (PDF) | Public Health Ontario
    • Hand Hygiene | Public Health Ontario
    • When and How to Wear a Mask (PDF) | Public Health Ontario, March 24, 2020


    Additional Resources*NEW*

    Nutrition & Exercise

    For mental health resources, see the Mental Health and Wellness Page


    Resources for specific groups

    Cardiac Disease
    Kidney Disease
    Lung Health
    Families with Children
    Pregnancy and Newborns
    Serious Illness & End-of-Life 

    Wound care | Wounds Canada


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    Disclaimer: The information in this resource centre represents general guidance developed by AFHTO and their partners, gathered through a rapid, non-systematic scan of relevant and valuable guidelines with an intent to support you in a timely fashion. The information reflects best knowledge at the time of writing and is subject to revision based on rapidly changing circumstances and conditions. As new best practice evidence emerges, recommendations may evolve. The resources above should be considered supplementary guidance and are not meant to replace clinical judgement or organizational directives.