COVID-19

Orders, Directives, Memorandums and Other Resources

Last reviewed November 18, 2020
Last updated November 18, 2020

Minister’s Orders

Document Title Date

Minister's Order and Direction to Provide Information Respecting Critical Supplies and Equipment

June 8, 2020

Directives

Document Title Date

Directive #5 for Hospitals within the meaning of the Public Hospitals Act and Long – Term Care Homes within the meaning of the Long – Term Care Homes Act, 2007

October 8, 2020

COVID-19 Directive #5: Questions and Answers

October 8, 2020

Directive #4 for Ambulance Services and Paramedics under the Ambulance Act

March 30, 2020

Directive #3 for Long – Term Care Homes under the Long – Term Care Homes Act, 2007

October 14, 2020

Directive #2 for Health Care Providers (Regulated Health Professionals or Persons who operate a Group Practice of Regulated Health Professionals)

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart

June 15, 2020

Directive #1 for Health Care Providers and Health Care Entities

March 30, 2020

Memorandums

Health Coordination Table Memorandums Date

Health Coordination Table Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

October 28, 2020

Health Coordination Table Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

October 21, 2020

Provincial Command Table Memorandums Date
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions October 14, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions October 7, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions September 30, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions September 23, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions September 16, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions September 9, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions September 4, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 25, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 21, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 14, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 11, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 7, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions August 4, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 31, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 28, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 24, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 21, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 17, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 14, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 10, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 7, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions July 3, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 26, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 23, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 15, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 12, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 8, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 5, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 1, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 29, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 25, 2020
Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 22, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 20, 2020

Provincial Command Table Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 17, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 15, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 13, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 11, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 7, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 5, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 4, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 29, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 27, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 23, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 24, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 21, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 17, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 15, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 13, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 10, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 8, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 6, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 3, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 1, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 30, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions: Supplies and Equipment

March 28, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 27, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 25, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 23, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 20, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 18, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 16, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 12, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 9, 2020

Provincial Command Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

March 6, 2020

Other Reports, Advisories, and Memorandums

Date
Memo – All Public and Private Hospitals June 15, 2020
COVID-19 Testing for Retirement Homes June 12, 2020
Memo – Additional Direction on Testing Strategy May 24, 2020
Memo – Emergency Order authorizing Public Health Unit (PHU) access to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) May 12, 2020

CMOH Memo – Advice on the Access to Secondary Residences

May 3, 2020

CMOH Memo – Opening Certain Seasonal and Other Essential Businesses

May 3, 2020

Memo – COVID-19 Pandemic – Submitting ADP Device Applications via Fax

May 1, 2020

Memo – COVID-19 Pandemic – Submitting ADP Grant Applications via Email

May 1, 2020

Memo – Transfer of Hospital Patients and Community Clients to Long – Term Care Homes

April 29, 2020

Memo – Transfer of Hospital Patients to Retirement Homes

April 23, 2020

Memo – Regional COVID-19 staffing response in support of Long – Term Care Homes

April 26, 2020

Memo – Testing in Long – Term Care

April 21, 2020

Memo – Hospital Supports for Long – Term Care

April 17, 2020

Memo – Ontario Regulation 257/00 Amendments under the Ambulance Act: Reducing Barriers to Ensure Sufficient Ambulance Service Personnel During Provincial Declarations of Emergency

April 17, 2020

Memo – COVID-19 Action Plan for Protecting Long – Term Care Homes

April 15, 2020

Memo – Temporary Pause on Transitioning Hospital Patients to Long – Term Care and Retirement Homes

April 15, 2020

Cyber Security Advisory – Zoom

April 9, 2020

Deputy Minister Memo – Personal Protective Equipment

April 5, 2020

Collaboration Table Update – Thursday April 2, 2020

April 3, 2020

Assistant Deputy Minister: Hospital Classifications under s. 32.1(1) of the Public Hospitals Act during the COVID-19 emergency

April 2, 2020

Assistant Deputy Minister: General approval under subsection 4(2) of the Public Hospitals Act for COVID-19 capacity expansion

April 2, 2020

Memo: Use of Hotels and Retirement Homes

April 2, 2020

Assistant Deputy Minister Memo: General approval under subsection 4(2) of the Public Hospitals Act for COVID-19 capacity expansion

March 26, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – ACES/eCTAS COVID-19 surveillance

March 19, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – Managing Health Worker Illness and Return to Work COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – COVID-19 Updates: Visitors at Acute Care Settings

March 19, 2020

Report from Collaboration Table

March 19, 2020

Memo – Supporting Expansion of Virtual Home Care Delivery

March 18, 2020

Assistant Deputy Minister Memo – The Provincial Transfer Authorization Centre (PTAC) Updated requirements during the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

March 18, 2020

Memo – Ramping Down Elective Surgeries and Other Non – Emergent Activities

March 15, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – COVID-19 Updates: Visitors

March 13, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – Enhanced Public Health Measures for COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Memo – COVID-19 Updates

March 9, 2020

Memo – Training Bulletin, Issue Number 120 – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) v1.2

February 20, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Memo – Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

January 27, 2020

Other Resources
Ontario.ca/COVID-19
Contacting your Public Health Unit 
What we know so far – PHO
Government of Canada COVID-19 Outbreak update
Telehealth Ontario: 1 – 866 – 797 – 0000

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