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.

Directives and Management

 

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: Congregate Living for Vulnerable Populations

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

COVID-19 Provincial Testing Guidance Update

May 2 2020 (version 3.0) - 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 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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