Healthcare Providers

Healthcare Providers

COVID-19 information and resources for Healthcare Providers

Recent Updates

  • For up to date COVID-19 orders, directives, memorandums and other resources from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, please click here.

General Information

Healthcare providers should follow routine practices and precautions when providing immunizations and other services, by considering the following recommendations:

  • Screening all clients prior to visits
  • Non-medical masks for patients
  • Physical distancing between patients at the clinic
  • Scheduling considerations
  • Personal protective equipment when necessary

Up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County can be found on the Local Data and COVID-19 Vaccines webpages.

COVID-19 is reportable disease under Ontario’s public health legislation. If you suspect an individual may be infected with COVID-19, healthcare providers must report the suspected case to Windsor-Essex County Health Unit immediately. Please use the WECHU’s reporting form:

WECHU 2019 Novel Coronavirus HCP Investigation and Reporting Form (PDF)

Signage & Resources


The following signage has been created by Ontario’s Ministry of Health for health care settings.

Additional signage and resources made by WECHU can be found here.

Guidance Documents


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

If you are interested in administering the COVID-19 vaccine in your office, view this information, or email to learn more.

Reporting of Adverse Events

Health care providers are required to report an adverse event following immunization. To report an adverse event to the WECHU, please complete Public Health Ontario’s Adverse Event Following Immunization Reporting Form and submit it to the WECHU by email ( or fax (519-977-1711).

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