This infographic shows that Public Health Ontario and the Chief Medical Officer of Health inform testing guidance. Ontario Health coordinates specimen collection, transportation and lab processing. Results are reported to the Ontario Lab Information System, public health units and the ordering clinician. Public health units handle contact tracing.
|Activity||Testing Guidance||Specimen Collection (Assessment Centres)||Transportation (Routing/Logistics)||Lab Processing||Reporting Results||Case Management and Contact Tracing|
|Implementation||Chief Medical Officer||
||Provincial Laboratory Network
||Case Investigation and Contact Tracing|
|Information, Coordination and Support||Public Health Ontario (Testing Expert Panel)||Ontario Health||Ontario Health||Ontario Health||Ontario Health||Public Health Ontario (Surge Capacity)|
|Oversight||Ministry Of Health||Ministry Of Health||Ministry Of Health||Ministry Of Health||Ministry Of Health||Public Health Units Lead Case and Contact Managment|
*Examples of Ministry of Health oversight activities include: overall testing strategy coordination, licensing, pharmacy stakeholder management