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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.

Infectious Diseases

 

The goal of the Infectious Diseases program is to prevent or reduce the burden of infectious diseases of public health importance through:

  • public education and awareness about infectious diseases, and infection prevention, and control practices
  • surveillance and early detection of cases and outbreaks of infectious diseases
  • investigation and control of infectious diseases in institutions and the community (sporadic cases and outbreaks)
  • providing infection and outbreak control advice to institutions and other professionals
  • supporting  clients, health practitioners and the community
  • inspection of facilities, such as: child care centres, long-term care homes, retirement homes, personal services settings (e.g. aesthetics, hair, tattoo, etc) 
  • increasing awareness (public and community partners) of infection prevention and control practices

 

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