Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits
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Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits Over 12 Million Rapid Antigen Screening Tests Now Shipped Across the Province TORONTO – Ontario has now delivered 12.3 million rapid antigen test kits for COVID-19 to over 2,600 work sites across the province. The effort is helping businesses and other organizations keep employees … Continue reading

Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year
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Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year

NEWS RELEASE Remote Learning to Continue across Ontario for the Remainder of School Year Ontario Accelerating Vaccinations to Support a Safer Summer and Return to In-Person Learning in September  TORONTO — To best protect Ontario families from the fast growing B.1.617.2 variant, and to allow for higher rates of vaccination of students, staff, and families, … Continue reading

COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Expanding to Ontarians 18+ Ahead of Schedule
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COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Expanding to Ontarians 18+ Ahead of Schedule

NEWS RELEASE COVID-19 Vaccine Booking Expanding to Ontarians 18+ Ahead of Schedule Province Invites All Adults to Schedule Their First Dose Appointment  TORONTO — As the pace of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues to accelerate with 2.2 million doses scheduled to arrive this week, the government is extending booking eligibility at mass immunization clinics to … Continue reading

Ontario adding 2,000 nurses to the health care system
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Ontario adding 2,000 nurses to the health care system

NEWS RELEASE Ontario adding 2,000 nurses to the health care system New investment will also expand support for clinical education programs in long-term care homes  TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $35 million to increase enrollment in nursing education programs in publicly-assisted colleges and universities across the province. The new spaces will be available … Continue reading

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Ontario Unveils $2 Billion Plan to Keep Schools Safe and Support Learning Recovery and Renewal

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Unveils $2 Billion Plan to Keep Schools Safe and Support Learning Recovery and Renewal Record-level Support for Mental Health and Learning Recovery Included as Part of a Historic Investment in 2021-22 School YearMay 04, 2021Ministry of Education TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing more than $2 billion in new supports to advance … Continue reading

Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Public Health Regions Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework
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Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Public Health Regions Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework

News Release Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Public Health Regions Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework Seven Other Public Health Regions Moving to New Levels in the Framework TORONTO — The Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is transitioning Toronto, Peel and North Bay Parry Sound District public health regions … Continue reading

280,000 More Ontario Students to Return to Class
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280,000 More Ontario Students to Return to Class

Statement 280,000 More Ontario Students to Return to Class In-Person Learning Begins with Tougher Health and Safety Measures in Place TORONTO – Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement to provide an update on schools resuming in-person learning: “On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, with the support of the … Continue reading

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Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary

News Release Ontario Reminds Public to Stay Home and Travel Only When Necessary Message supports provincial stay-at-home-order to stop the spread of COVID-19 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is working with transportation agencies and providers to support the Stay-At-Home Order and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Using tools like provincial network signs and transit communications systems, … Continue reading

Ontario Provides Update on Ontario Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant
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Ontario Provides Update on Ontario Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant

News Release Ontario Provides Update on Ontario Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant TORONTO — Today Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, provided an update on confirmed cases in Ontario of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the UK. This variant has now been detected in multiple countries beyond the UK, and … Continue reading

Ontario Confirms First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant in Ontario
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Ontario Confirms First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant in Ontario

News Release Ontario Confirms First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant in Ontario December 26, 2020 To Help Stop the Spread Ontario Entered Provincewide Shutdown Beginning Today TORONTO — Today, Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced the first two confirmed cases in Ontario of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the … Continue reading