Press Releases

Ontario Permits More Businesses and Services to Reopen in the Coming Days

Restrictions Being Eased in Communities Where It Is Safe to Do So

Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province

Strategy Expands Testing for General Public, Frontline Workers, First Responders and Workplaces

Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes

Government deploying inspection teams to long-term care homes, starting process to take over management of five long-term care homes

Ontario Extending Emergency Orders During COVID-19 Outbreak

Public health and safety remain top priorities

Ontario Leading COVID-19 Research in Canada

Province Announces First Phase of Research Projects to Fight COVID-19


As Ontario Reopens, People Urged to Continue Following Public Health Advice

Face coverings now recommended when physical distancing is a challenge


May 20, 2020

Health and Safety Top Priority as Schools Remain Closed

Government unveils plans for reopening child care, day camps and initiatives to strengthen learning into the summer


May 19, 2020

Ontario Announces Additional Workplaces that Can Reopen

Additional seasonal, retail and household businesses must follow public health guidelines

Ontario Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable During COVID-19

Province provides relief for Ontarians using the Ontario Drug Benefit Program


Voluntary Redeployment of Education Workers to Fill Staffing Shortages

Ontario provides further support for seniors and communities during COVID-19


May 13, 2020

School Boards Encouraged to Celebrate Student Achievement When it is Safe to Do So

Ontario Retail Stores Open for Curbside Pickup and Delivery

Health and safety guidelines in place to protect workers and customers