Information updates on the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 8, 2021 Update:   Please be advised that the Ministry of Health has confirmed that Osteopathic Manual Practitioners may return to work this Friday June 11, 2021

February 8, 2021 Update:

The Government of Ontario made an announcement this afternoon stating that the following three public health units will move from the provincewide lockdown to the Green Zone under the COVID-19 Response Framework on Wednesday morning:

  • Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
  • Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Health Unit
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit

The provincial shutdown and the stay-at-home order continues until February 22 for the following Public Health units:

  • Peel Public Health
  • Toronto Public Health
  • York Region Public Health

The provincial shutdown continues for the following Public Health Units and the stay-at-home order continues as well until February 16:

  • Algoma Public Health
  • Brant County Health Unit
  • Chatham-Kent Public Health
  • Durham Region Health Department
  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit
  • Grey Bruce Health Unit
  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit
  • Halton Region Health Department
  • Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
  • Hamilton Public Health Services
  • Huron Perth Public Health
  • Lambton Health Unit
  • Leeds Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit
  • Middlesex-London Health Unit
  • Niagara Region Public Health Department
  • North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
  • Northwestern Health Unit
  • Ottawa Public Health
  • Peterborough Public Health
  • Porcupine Health Unit
  • Public Health Sudbury & Districts
  • Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services
  • Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit
  • Southwestern Public Health
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit
  • Timiskaming Health Unit
  • Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
  • Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Media resources:

Osteopathic International Alliance- COVID-19

Osteopathy and Respiratory Pandemics of 1918 and 2020– Eva B. Shay, DO

World Health Organization (WHO) Web Page on COVID-19:

Government of Canada – Coronavirus COVID-19

Public Health Ontario – Coronavirus COVID-19

Directive 2

COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart (May 26, 2020 or as current)

COVID-19 Reference Document for Symptoms

COVID-19 Patient Screening Guidance Document

COVID-19 Guidance for the Health Sector webpage