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
January 29, 2021
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
January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021 Dear Minister, We would like to thank you and your team for your ongoing work in ensuring the people of Ontario stay safe as we combat the pandemic. Your tireless efforts are greatly appreciated. We are writing about a commitment of funding that was made by your government in
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021 Sent via email Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier Ford, Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the evidence has become clear: paid sick leave is essential to protecting our province from the catastrophic impacts of unchecked virus
December 09, 2020
To: Helen Angus, Deputy Minister of Health Alison Blair, Assistant Deputy Minister Matt Anderson, CEO, Ontario Health David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Re: Critical Role of Comprehensive Primary Care in COVID-19 Wave 2 Response Our calls to action in a joint letter to the
September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 The Honourable Doug Ford Premier’s Office Room 281, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier, Ontario has now surpassed the highest number of daily cases that were identified during wave 1 in the spring. With 700 cases reported yesterday, it is time
August 04, 2020
AFHTO consulted with physician leaders to provide feedback for consideration in the development of recommendations to the OMA Negotiations Committee on the upcoming Physician Services Agreement. We submitted recommendations in  multiple areas on July 30, 2020, including: Increased access to