Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated June 5, 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.
Originally posted Mar. 23, 2020. Last updated June 2, 2020.
Resources related to COVID-19 for the management and operations of primary care team locations are listed below. New and updated resources will be added to the top of each list as they become available.
Originally posted Mar 10, 2020. Last updated June 1, 2020
We have created a list of infection prevention and control tools and resources. New and updated resources will be added to the top of each list as they become available.
Public Health Infection Prevention and Control resources
Public Health Ontario and other organizations have provided Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) resources to help build capacity in primary care:
May 25, 2020
Premier Doug Ford
Dear Premier Ford,
As a broad group of healthcare stakeholders whose members employ tens of thousands of front line workers in the fight against COVID 19, we write to you today to seek immediate clarity on the implementation details and timing of the release of pandemic pay to support frontline workers employed by organizations funded by the Ministry of Health and the LHINs.
In February AFHTO’s Membership Committee and Board approved our 2020 conference themes and program. In March we prepared to announce them and send a call for volunteers but as with everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic overtook our plans. Thank you for your patience as we monitored the situation and made decisions about how it might affect the 2020 Conference, set to take place this October in Toronto.
Published May 12, 2020
Written by RNAO
To celebrate the contributions made by nurses to nursing practice and the health and well-being of Ontarians, the Nursing Now Ontario Awards honoured one NP, RN and RPN during Nursing Week 2020 (May 11 - 17).
Originally posted Mar. 23, 2020. Last updated June 2, 2020
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.