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  • COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

    COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

    Privacy-First, Made-in-Ontario App Notifies Users of Potential Exposure to COVID-19

    TORONTO — As Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus. It is free, easy and safe to use. The more people who download the app, the more effective it will be in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Ontario Implementing Additional Measures at Bars and Restaurants to Help Limit the Spread of COVID-19

    Ontario Implementing Additional Measures at Bars and Restaurants to Help Limit the Spread of COVID-19

    Measures to Further Protect the Health of Ontarians as the Province Continues to Re-open Under Stage 3

    TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, has amended orders O. Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 and O. Reg. 263/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 2, under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, implementing additional measures for restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments, as the province carefully and gradually reopens.

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  • Ontario Continues to Gradually and Safely Reopen Child Care for Working Parents

    Ontario Continues to Gradually and Safely Reopen Child Care for Working Parents

    Strict Protocols and Additional Supports to Keep Kids Safe and Align Child Care with Reopening of Schools

    TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government announced its plan to allow licensed child care centres across Ontario to open at full capacity starting September 1, 2020. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the COVID-19 Command Table. As a result, parents will be able to return to work knowing their children are in a safe and supportive care setting.

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