COVID-19

Directives, Memorandums and Other Resources

Last reviewed May 27, 2020
Last updated May 27, 2020

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 10, 2020

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

May 23, 2020

Directive #2 for Health Care Providers (Regulated Health Professionals or Persons who operate a Group Practice of Regulated Health Professionals)

May 26, 2020

Directive #1 for Health Care Providers and Health Care Entities

March 30, 2020

Memorandums

Provincial Command Table Memorandums Date

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 – 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

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