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Information and resources related to COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers.
Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread and reduce the impact of infectious diseases.
View information about the current approved vaccines that are used to prevent COVID-19 and have been approved by Health Canada.
The Government of Ontario has developed a three-phase vaccine distribution plan which sets the order and priorities for distribution for local public health units to follow.
Staff must complete a health screening questionnaire before each shift. The questions can be completed on paper, online or by asking staff directly. Follow the decision guide based on results of the questionnaire.
This information aims to provide guidance for owners and operators of businesses and workplaces to appropriately manage employees in the workplace who have either tested positive for COVID-19, been identified as a close contact of a confirmed positive case of COVID-19, or experiencing symptoms without any known exposure to COVID-19.
The risk level in a workplace is affected by the level of COVID-19 transmission in the local community. When there is known COVID-19 spread, the likelihood that it could be introduced into your workplace or business is higher.
For a list of restrictions for specific businesses and organizations and additional public health measures for Windsor-Essex added by Dr. Wajid Ahmed, please review the Local Pandemic Status page
When a health unit region is in the Yellow-Protect or higher level, the following sectors must prepare a COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan and provide it to the Health Unit upon request: