NYGH Update on Tendercare Living Centre Dec 31 2020

Currently, there are 78 residents with COVID-19 at the home. There were no new cases of COVID today for residents and no new cases for staff. Today, 44 residents have resolved COVID-19 cases and 56 staff have resolved cases. Resolved cases means that it has been 10 days since the lab test confirming COVID-19 and […]

Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Summary Today, our government released an Ethical Framework for COVID-19 vaccine distribution which was developed in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force to guide further vaccine prioritization and distribution across the province. We are continuing to vaccinate vulnerable populations and those who care for them through Phase One of our three-phase implementation plan as additional […]

NYGH Update on Tendercare Living Centre Dec 29 2020

Health Care Organizations Mobilize to Increase Staffing at Tendercare Living Centre Today, as the result of the collective efforts of health professionals from different organizations who have been recruited to assist Tendercare and of the Tendercare staff who have returned to work, nursing levels have improved significantly at the long-term care home. These extra nurses […]

NYGH Update on Tendercare Living Centre Dec 28 2020

Summary Progress Being Made to Manage the COVID-19 Outbreak at Tendercare Living Centre Progress continues to be made to stabilize the Tendercare long-term care home and, in addition to the partnership with North York General, many other partners have stepped up to help resolve the outbreak and provide care to residents. Staffing support With high […]

Specialized Care Centre

Summary Today, we are opening a new Specialized Care Centre to provide care for long-term care residents in the Greater Toronto Area who must be temporarily relocated due to the challenging situation in their long-term care home. The new Specialized Care Centre will operate as a temporary extension of Toronto Grace Health Centre to offer […]

Makes Travelling Easier in Ontario

Ontario is taking steps to make commuting and travel easier across York, Peel and Halton regions by moving forward with the preferred route for the GTA West Corridor.‬‪Learn more: https://news.ontario.ca/mto/en/2020/08/ontario-making-travel-easier-across-york-peel-and-halton-regions.html‬

NYGH Update on Tendercare Living Centre Dec 27 2020

Update on the Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak at Tendercare Living Centre (Toronto, Ontario) Progress continues to be made to control the serious outbreak at Tendercare Living Centre long-term care home and restore a safe environment for residents and those working at the home. With the entire Ontario health care system under major strain as […]

NYGH Update on Tendercare Living Centre Dec 26 2020

For Immediate Release: Update on the Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak at Tendercare Living Centre (Toronto, Ontario) An expert team from North York General Health (NYGH) in partnership with Tendercare Living Centre staff, Toronto Public Health and other health professionals are working intensively to control this serious COVID- 19 outbreak and restore a safe environment […]

Thank You Essential Workers

Summary Today, Premier Ford and Minister Elliott issued a statement recognizing the tremendous efforts and sacrifices made by frontline health care workers and all essential workers since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. COVID-19 has impacted the lives of so many Ontarians, and in advance of the holidays we want to take this […]

OTF Resilient Communities Fund

Summary Non-profit organizations play an important role in communities across the province and are vital to Ontario’s economic recovery.  That’s why, today, Minister MacLeod announced the Ontario government is providing nearly $41 million to help 486 non-profit organizations across the province to rebuild and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants, of […]