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Vaccine rollout details

Ontario will move to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021.  The province-wide Emergency Brake and enhanced public health shutdown measures remain in effect until Ontario enters Step 1. Workplace shutdown details.

Public Health is the lead in all outbreaks and case management. Public Health will contact you if you have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19, based on a thorough risk assessment completed only by Public Health.

Information for Businesses, Organizations, Operators, Employees and Volunteers


Find workplace guidelines here! Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace are available to support workplaces to prepare for a gradual reopening in Ontario. General and sector-specific guidelines help to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19.

As part of the recovery phase, there will be a gradual, staged approach to reopening businesses, services and public spaces in Ontario. Visit the Recovery section of our website to learn more about this phase or check the list of Essential Workplaces and Organizations in Ontario for up-to-date provincial information. Emergency Orders and Information from the Government of Ontario is also available.

Stop the Spread Business Line at 1-888-444-3659 is for questions about what will be open or impacts to your business.


Business Q&A


Food Retail Guidance:



Housing and Rental Related Guidance:

Guidance for Multi-Unit Dwellings during COVID-19

COVID-19 and Short Term Rental Accommodations


Guidance for Transportation:

COVID-19 Guidance for Taxis and other Ride Supports


Guidance for Municipalities:

Guidance for Cooling Centres During COVID-19

Summer Day Camp Guidance Document


Resources for Temporary Foreign Workers and their Employers

Guidance for Temporary Foreign Workers ( (Government of Ontario)

Guidance for employers of Temporary Foreign Workers regarding COVID-19 – (Government of Canada)

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers - list of resources to support farm employers and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic (Includes resources in English, Spanish, and Thai)

Resources for Farmers and migrant worker library (pdf) 

Resources for Temporary Foreign Workers (video)-there are 53 videos in total in a range of languages and topics for ESL and Low literacy


Personal Protective Equipment Video: Proper donning and doffing

Currently, many community programs like shelters and food banks are continuing to operate as they are deemed Essential.

These spaces should implement infection control protocols including appropriate cleaning and disinfection strategies.

Please note that the Grey Bruce Health Unit is asking individuals to limit congregating in groups while maintaining safe physical distancing (the lower the number of people, the less the risk of transmission) in all settings.  


General Screening and Precaution Resources:


Community Food Programs


Community Care Agencies


Supporting Those Experiencing Homelessness


Personal Protective Equipment Video: Proper donning and doffing

Public Health is pleased to provide places of business with the option of posting the sample signs that are linked below. Please note, posting of these signs are not mandatory and are simply being provided as a tool if the businesses choose to use them. We stress the importance of ensuring that kindness and acceptance is practiced while respecting individual exemptions to this order.



Be Kind Poster

We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 1

We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 2

Attention Poster - Order for Commercial Establishments

Masks Required Poster

Screening Poster

Jan 14 Provincial Face Covering Requirement

Seating Limit Sign

Capacity Limit Sign



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