COVID-19 Health System Response Materials

Below is information shared with the Ontario health care system and generated by the COVID-19 health system response effort.

On this page

  1. Assessment Centres and Test Processing
  2. Critical Care
  3. Health Services during COVID-19 Waves
  4. Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Updates
  7. Virtual Care

For news on the current status of COVID-19 in Ontario and health care guidelines, visit the Government of Ontario, the Public Health Ontario and the Government of Canada websites.

 

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Critical Care

Resources developed by the critical care command table to support decision-making during COVID-19.

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Health Services During COVID-19 Waves

The first wave of COVID-19 in Ontario brought delays to health care delivery. The following recommendations outline how health care providers can continue to provide care for patients & clients through future waves.

Hospitals scheduling surgeries and procedures

Outpatient, primary care, and home and community care settings

Cancer care

Chronic kidney disease

Palliative care

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Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

Resources for homes adjusting care delivery and processes during COVID-19.

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Personal Protective Equipment

Recommendations based on the best available evidence on how and when to use personal protective equipment in health care settings.

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Health System Response Table Updates

Updates on activities and progress as the health system responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.