The Government of Ontario Information

The Government of Ontario Information

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Table of Contents:

  1. Government of Ontario: Recent Updates
  2. Reopening Plan
  3. Information about urgent care for children

1. Government of Ontario: Recent Updates

Visit the Government of Ontario Updates page to keep up to date on news specific to the Government of Ontario and COVID-19.

Here is a preview of our most recent updates for the Government of Ontario:

2. Reopening Plan1

Here is a brief summary of the Government of Ontario’s action plan during the COVID-19 pandemic: 

Source: The Government of Ontario

What you can do to help keep yourself and others safe during Stage 3:

Source: The Government of Ontario

What Stage 3 entails: 

Source: The Government of Ontario

Find more information pertaining to your public health unit here (http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx#7

Information about which stage your public health unit is in can be found here (https://www.ontario.ca/page/reopening-ontario-stages#regions

3. Information about urgent care for children2 

For children UNDER 3 months of age:

The Government of Ontario recommends to call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest emergency department if an infant UNDER 3 months has a fever, difficulty breathing, and appears to be ill. 

For children OVER 3 months of age:

The Government of Ontario recommends to call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest emergency department if infants and children OVER 3 months have any of the following signs/symptoms:

  • fever lasting longer than seven days
  • fever with a rash
  • has a compromised (weakened) immune system with a fever
  • breathing faster than usual or difficulty breathing
  • bluish skin colour
  • not drinking enough fluids
  • not waking up or not interacting
  • is so irritable that they do not want to be held
  • constant vomiting

References

  1. The Government of Ontario. Reopening Ontario. https://www.ontario.ca/page/reopening-ontario#framework 
  2. The Government of Ontario. COVID-19. https://covid-19.ontario.ca/