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Ministry Status: Activation Status

The Ministry of Health is at Activation Status regarding COVID-19.

This level of activation supports mechanisms to monitor, share information and support the health system.

Ministry Status Indicators

Ministry Status: Routine Monitoring & Engagement

During Routine Monitoring & Engagement Status, the ministry develops and implements mitigation and preparedness initiatives in consultation and coordination with stakeholders, including developing plans and implementing exercises and training/ awareness programs. The ministry monitors the development of situations that may threaten the health system or the health of Ontarians.

Ministry Status: Activation Status

During Activation Status, the ministry responds to threats and hazards to the health of Ontarians and the healthcare system in a coordinated approach through the Ministry Emergency Operations Centre.

Ministry Status: Recovery

Following a ministry Activation, the ministry may require a designated period for Recovery to resume regular operations.

For More Information

Ministry of Health
Health System Emergency Management Branch
1075 Bay Street, Suite 810
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 2B1
Fax : 416-212-4466
TTY : 1-800-387-5559
E-mail : emergencymanagement.moh@ontario.ca


Health workers and health sector employers can call the Healthcare Provider Hotline for more information
Toll free : 1-866-212-2272

CritiCall Ontario provides a 24 hour call centre for hospitals to contact on-call specialists; arrange for appropriate hospital bed access and facilitate urgent triage for patients

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