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Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order Until June 2

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 10:12 AM

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Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order Until June 2

Province Outlines Plans to Make Pfizer Vaccine Available to Youth Aged 12 to 17

With the new, more contagious variants continuing to pose significant risks, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended the Stay-at-Home Order (O. Reg. 265/21) until at least June 2, 2021. All public health and workplace safety measures under the provincewide emergency brake will also remain in effect. During this time,...

Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 08:58 AM

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Province Launches New Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant

Applications open for eligible small businesses in tourism and travel industries.

May 13, 2021

The Ontario government is providing one‐time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to support eligible small tourism and travel businesses struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through the new $100-million Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant.

The launch of the program was announced today...

Over 50 per cent of Ontario Adults Received First Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine

Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 01:00 PM

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Over 50 per cent of Ontario Adults Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Provincial Hot Spot Communities Now Have a Higher Vaccine Coverage Rate than Non-Hot Spots.

May 12, 2021

Ontario has administered first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to over 50 per cent of Ontarians aged 18 and over. Over one million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario since the start of May, and the province remains on track to have administered first doses to 65 per cent of Ontarians aged 18...

Ontario Pauses Administration of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 04:33 PM

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May 11, 2021

Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the province:

“Effective today, Ontario will be pausing the rollout and administration of first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine at this time.

This decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to an observed increase in the rare blood clotting condition, known as vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), linked to the...

Town Talk - Updates on local COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 04:29 PM

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Public Health Nurse Samantha Moore of Algoma Public Health updates local COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

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