The Ministry of Health (the “ministry”) is supporting newly arriving refugees and people arriving through other exceptional humanitarian authorizations (e.g., Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel) by providing a toll-free, multi-lingual, Refugee HealthLine where they can connect with health care providers who deliver services funded by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), the Interim Federal Health Program, or through provincial programs such as transitional health care and services, including but not limited to primary care, specialist care, and mental health supports.
Originally posted Jan. 27, 2020. Last updated May 16, 2022
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 February 9, 2022 *NEW*
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.
Here is a complete list of COVID-19 situation reports received in 2021.
Originally posted Mar 10, 2020. Last updated January 4, 2022 *NEW*
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.
Post-Pandemic Primary Care:Respond, Recover, Rebuild
Like many of you we share the collective disbelief that we are in Wave 4 of the pandemic, with numbers increasing daily and back to school being just around the corner. We know how tired you are but despite that exhaustion, you are and have always been there for your patients and community.
Thank you again for all you do day in and day out, especially during these unprecedented and challenging times. Please find below some additional resources and supports you may find helpful.