Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated July 22, 2021

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.

NACI Recommendations on COVID-19 Vaccine Interchangeability

Wed, June 16, 2021

Hosted by PHAC

This moderated and live webinar includes a presentation and discussion on the NACI Recommendations on COVID-19 Vaccine Interchangeability with live Q&A to inform health care and vaccine providers. This webinar is hosted by CANVax, in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

Presentation highlights: 

COVID@Home Community of Practice

Wed, June 09, 2021 - Wed, June 23, 2021

Hosted by the COVID@Home Monitoring for Primary Care Group

Please join to learn more about monitoring your COVID patients in the community including having your questions on the clinical pathways answered, hear from teams doing this work and share lessons learned.
Target Audience: Primary care providers interested in using remote monitoring and best evidence to support their COVID patients in their home setting.
Two dates in June: Wed. June 9th and Wed. June 23rd 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (EST)

Primary Care Collaborative looks forward to working closely with new Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore

TORONTO, June 2, 2021 /CNW/ - The Primary Care Collaborative ("PCC") congratulates Dr. Kieran Moore on his official appointment as Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, effective June 26, 2021. We also extend our appreciation to Dr. David Williams for his leadership in this role over the past five years. Thank you, Dr. Williams, for your dedication and important work to keep Ontarians safe, and we wish you all the best in your retirement. 

Information & Toolkit on COVID-19 Vaccines for Ontario Youth

Shared by the CMHO

Shared on June 1, 2021

Vaccines are now available for youth aged 12 and older.  

On top of school disruptions, kids lost extra-curricular activities and time with their friends – all of these things are critical to their development. It's had an enormous negative impact on children’s mental health. Vaccines are giving us hope and reason to be optimistic that we are rounding the corner on the pandemic.