Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated June 3, 2020
This page will provide updates on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they become available. The Ministry of Health has released guidelines for primary care, along with posters. A website for healthcare providers is now live. You can also access information for the public on their site.
Modelling shows physical distancing still needed to prevent further spread
TORONTO — The Ontario government today released updated COVID-19 modelling, which shows that the enhanced public health measures, including staying home and physically distancing from each other, are working to contain the spread of the virus and flatten the curve.
Projected number of cases and deaths can be significantly reduced if people stay home
TORONTO - Today, the Ontario government released extensive COVID-19 modelling, revealing several scenarios that project the potential number of cases and deaths.
To: Health System Partners
From: Matthew Anderson, President and CEO
Re COVID-19 Health System Response Structure
Ministry of Health news release - March. 3, 2020
Ontario is launching Roadmap to Wellness: A Plan to Build Ontario's Mental Health and Addictions System.
Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, were at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences to unveil the new roadmap, which provides a clear path forward toward offering Ontarians easier access to higher-quality care and supports in communities across the province.
January 9, 2020
News from the Ontario Ministry of Health
Government of Ontario Protecting the Health Care System from Fraud
Switching to Secure Photo Health Card is Easy and Free
January 29, 2020
TO: Ontario Health Stakeholder Partners
FROM: Bill Hatanaka, Ontario Health Board Chair
As Susan Fitzpatrick ends her tenure this week as Interim CEO for Ontario Health, I’d like to take a moment to thank her and recognize some of her many achievements.
January 23, 2020
Dear Health System Partners,
I am writing to continue sharing information about the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This outbreak of 2019-nCoV continues to evolve, and there have been some significant developments that I want to bring to your attention.
Excerpt from CBC News, published December 10, 2019
By Jennifer Lee