Primary care guidance update (COVID-19)

Advisory Alert

April 26, 2020

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To: Local Health System Partners


Communication with Public Health

We are streamlining our communication with area health care providers and henceforth will use email to communicate Advisory Alerts with you. If you have not already done so, please send your professional/office email address(es) to us at immediately. These addresses will be used for the purposes of communicating urgent public health information.

Note: all Advisory Alerts are found on our website.

Primary care guidance update

The Ontario Ministry of Health has released an updated primary care guidance document for COVID-19 (PDF). This is attached for your immediate access as it is not yet posted on the Ministry’s site. Please ensure you are familiar with these guidelines.

Should you have questions or comments, or for immediate reporting of COVID-19, please contact the Control of Infectious Diseases Program at 705.522.9200, ext. 301 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200) or after hours at 705.688.4366.


Original Signed By

Dr. Penny Sutcliffe

Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer


This item was last modified on April 26, 2020