COVID-19 vaccination policies mandated in high-risk settings

On August 17, 2021, Ontario announced that COVID-19 vaccination policies would be mandatory in high-risk settings, and the province’s exit from the Roadmap to Reopen would be put on hold. Therefore, until further notice, Ontario will remain in Step 3 of its reopening plan.
In its announcement, Ontario explained that it is taking these measures in response to data on the transmissibility of the Delta variant, experiences in other jurisdictions, the desire to protect the province’s most vulnerable (e.g., seniors, immunocompromised individuals and young children not eligible for vaccination), safeguard hospital capacity, ensure a safe return to school, and keep the province running.. Read More