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COVID-19

Orders, Directives, Memorandums and Other Resources

Last reviewed July 21, 2021
Last updated July 21, 2021

Minister’s Orders

Document Title Date
Minister's Directive to Home and Community Care Support Services, Ontario Health, and Home and Community Care Health Service Providers: Personal Support Services Temporary Wage Enhancement in Response to COVID-19 April 1, 2021
Minister's Order and Direction to Provide Information Respecting Critical Supplies and Equipment June 8, 2020

Chief Medical Officer of Health Orders

Document Title Date
Nurses (RN/RPN) - Province Wide - COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination Order February 5, 2021
Class Order made pursuant to Section 22 under Section 77.1 of the
Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.7.
February 22, 2021

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 April 7, 2021
COVID-19 Directive #5: Questions and Answers February 19, 2021
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 July 14, 2021
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 June 23, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions June 9, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 26, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 19, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions May 5, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions April 28, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions April 21, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions March 31, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions March 17, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions March 3, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions February 24, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions February 17, 2021
Health Coordination Table Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions February 10, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions February 3, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions January 27, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions January 20, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions January 13, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions January 6, 2021
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions December 16, 2020
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions December 9, 2020
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions December 2, 2020
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions November 25, 2020
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions November 18, 2020
Health Coordination Table – Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions November 12, 2020
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
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


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
1-800-668-4357

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