To help stop the spread of COVID-19, today Toronto Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa and Mayor John Tory strongly recommended that the public wear a face mask or face covering to protect others when in settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.
Today, Mayor John Tory announced the City of Toronto will open more than 850 park amenities this week, following the Province of Ontario’s amendments to an order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. The City of Toronto closed all parks amenities in March, based on public health advice and ahead of the provincial order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the city.
Mayor John Tory announced today that the City of Toronto will expand its ActiveTO major road closures footprint this weekend to provide residents with more space to physically distance while outdoors and getting exercise, while helping stop the spread of COVID-19. Vehicle access on parts of more major roads will be closed for walking, running and biking this Saturday and Sunday.
Today, I had the privilege of delivering an additional 5,000 masks to . Mr. Dave Mitchell, President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79.
The City of Toronto has opened its more than 70 dog off-leash areas following the Province of Ontario’s amendments to an order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act that permit the use of dog off-leash areas.
The Ontario Government, with Ontario Health and a multi-disciplinary committee of experts, has developed a framework outlining a measured approach to plan for gradually resuming scheduled hospital-based care for patients whose treatments have been postponed during the outbreak.
Update #4_Ontario Health COVID-19 Response_16May20
The City of Toronto, under the guidance of the Medical Officer of Health, is gradually reopening City facilities and restarting operations where it is safe to do so. As part of the City’s phased resumption of services, Drop-off Depots (Transfer Stations) are now partially reopening to the public.
Today, I was able to distribute over 4,500 free face masks to Tendcare Personal Support Workers (PSWs). Every PSW received 50 free donated masks Personal Support Workers are on the front line caring for our loved ones and those who are least able to care for themselves during the COVID-19 crisis.
From: AVCA Agincourt Village Community Association [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: May-18-20 11:03 AM
Subject: AVCA Check In
Making connections and helping others is what our Agincourt Village Community does best. Your AVCA Executive hopes this check-in finds you and your family in good health. Thank you for responding to our Food Banks, seniors’ assistance and sewing face masks requests. AVCA members also appreciate Councillor Karygiannis continuous updates and teleconferences to keep our community informed. Ward 22 Teleconferences can be reached at email@example.com.
The paragraphs below were written by a nurse who works with ventilators:
Here you go folks… for those people who don’t understand what it means to be on a ventilator but want to take the chance of going back to work…