MOH - COVID-19 

Guidance for Laboratory Professionals

The Province of Ontario, the Ministry of Health, and the Chief Medical Officer of Health have developed several directives and guidelines for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19. Here are the resources and guidance that might be relevant to Medical Laboratory Professionals. A full list of resources is available on the Ministry of Health Website

Directives and Management

 

Minister's Order and Direction to Provide Information Respecting Critical Supplies and Equipment (EN) (FR)

June 8, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health Sector Portal Updates for Inventory Items

June 11, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Protecting Ontarians Through Enhanced Testing

May 29, 2020 (version 1.0) - Ministry of Health

 

COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart

May 26, 2020 (version 1.0) - Ministry of Health

Public health management of cases and contacts of COVID-19 in Ontario

April 15, 2020 (version 7.0) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 - Directive #3 for Long-Term Care Homes

April 15, 2020 - Chief Medical Officer of Health

COVID-19 - Directive #5 for Hospitals

April 10, 2020 - Chief Medical Officer of Health

Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance: Summer Day Camps

June 1, 2020 (version 1) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Provincial Testing Guidance Update

May 28, 2020 (version 5.0) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Congregate Living for Vulnerable Populations

May 28, 2020 (version 1) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Quick Reference Public Health Guidance on Testing and Clearance

May 2, 2020 (version 6.0) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Reference Document for Symptoms

May 2, 2020 (version 2.0) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Patient Screening Guidance Document

May 2, 2020 (version 2.0) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Essential Workplaces (EN) (FR)

May 2, 2020 (version 1) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Mental Health and Addictions Service Providers in Community Settings

May 9, 2020 (version 1) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Hospice Care

May 4, 2020 - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Home and Community Care Providers

May 4, 2020 (version 4) - Ministry of Health

 

COVID-19 Guidance: Primary Care Providers in a Community Setting

April 25, 2020 (version 4 - amended April 27) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Screening Tool for Long-Term Care Homes and Retirement Residences (EN) (FR)

April 24, 2020 (version 2) - Ministry of Health

Guidance for mask use in long-term care homes and retirement homes

April 15, 2020 (version 1) - Ministry of Health

COVID-19 Guidance: Long-Term Care Homes

April 15, 2020 (version 4) - Ministry of Health

Memos

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 29, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 25, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 22, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

May 1, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 24, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 15, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - COVID-19 Action Plan for Protecting Long-Term Care Homes

April 15, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Chief Executive Officers of Ontario Public Hospitals - Temporary Pause on Transitioning Hospital Patients to Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

April 15, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 10, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Health System Organizations and Providers - Update on COVID-19 Preparations and Actions

April 8, 2020 - Ministry of Health

Emergency Orders

 

Emergency Order authorizing Public Health Unit (PHU) access to the Electronic Health Record (EHR)

May 5, 2020 - Government of Ontario

Emergency Order: Work Deployment Measures for Service Agencies

April 14, 2020 - Government of Ontario

Emergency Order: Limiting Work to a Single Long-Term Care Home

April 14, 2020 - Government of Ontario

Emergency Order: Amendment - Work Deployment Measures in Long-Term Care Homes

April 14, 2020 - Government of Ontario

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