Joint Letter on Vaccine dose intervals for Indigenous populations

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 Vaccine Distribution to Urban Indigenous populations

March 26, 2021

Dear Premier Ford and Minister Elliott,

AFHTO's 2021 Pre-Budget Submission

AFHTO has submitted recommendations to the Ministry of Finance as part of the 2021 Ontario Pre-Budget Consultations. The submission is entitled "The Heart of Health Care: Delivering Better Primary Care for Ontarians."

This submission was done in collaboration with the Ontario College of Family Physicians, the OMA Section on General & Family Practice, and the Nurse Practitioners' Association of Ontario. 

Our recommendations are the following:

Recommendation 1:

Joint Letter on Vaccination roll-out and Community Providers

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Subject: Vaccination roll-out

Dear Premier Ford and Minister Elliott:

Our members/staff are engaged community health providers who have been fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since it began. We are aware that vulnerable and home-bound individuals in the community are slated as the next priority group to receive vaccinations. These people are cared for by our providers.