Ontario’s Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase

Summary Ontario has reached another exciting milestone in our vaccine rollout: 75% of Ontarians aged 12 and over have now received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine! Our vaccine rollout is making excellent progress, but the job is not over yet. Our government is continuing its last mile strategy to reach eligible individuals who have […]

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

Summary In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, our government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking action to increase protection for our most vulnerable, including frail seniors, immunocompromised individuals and young children who are not yet […]

Vaccination Clinics in Schools

Summary Today, Minister Lecce announced that the Ontario government is working with public health units and publicly funded school boards to plan and host vaccination clinics in or nearby schools to continue to fight COVID-19. The voluntary program is part of the province’s last mile strategy to target those who have yet to receive a […]

Additional Funding for Vulnerable People During COVID-19

Summary This morning at 9:30 a.m., Minister Clark will announce that our government is providing an additional $307 million to municipalities and Indigenous program partners to respond to COVID-19 and help keep vulnerable people safe. Please also issue your local news release at 9:30 a.m. as part of a coordinated government-wide effort. News Release English: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1000737/ontario-providing-more-support-to-communities-during-covid-19 French: https://news.ontario.ca/fr/release/1000737/lontario-soutient-davantage-les-communautes-pendant-la-covid-19

70% of Ontarians 12+ Have Received Two Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Ontario has reached another exciting milestone in our vaccine rollout: 70% of Ontarians aged 12 and over have now received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine! This brings us closer to our target of 75% of eligible Ontarians aged 12 and over being fully vaccinated, one of the milestones we need to reach before exiting […]

Ontario Launches “The Things We’ve Missed” Vaccine Campaign

Summary As Ontario safely enjoys more activities under Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen, it’s critical that Ontarians continue to get vaccinated to provide maximum protection against COVID-19 and its variants and get back to the things we’ve missed. Right now, two in ten eligible Ontarians have not received a single dose and vaccination rates are slowing.   That is […]

Seven Million Ontarians are Fully Vaccinated

Following yesterday’s exciting milestone, our government has reached yet another incredible milestone in our vaccine rollout – over seven million Ontarians are fully vaccinated! This milestone comes only six days after six million Ontarians were fully vaccinated. As we prepare to enter Step Three of our Roadmap to Reopen and continue to safely and gradually ease […]

Over 17 Million Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccines Have Been Administered

Our government has reached another an exciting new milestone in our vaccine rollout — over 17 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered provincewide! This milestone comes only five days after reaching 16 million doses. Our vaccine rollout is making tremendous progress, and we continue to encourage all Ontarians to book their appointments […]

Half of Ontario Adults Now Vaccinated with Second Dose

Summary More than half of all adults in Ontario have now received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. As the province prepares for Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen, our vaccine rollout continues to reach all individuals aged 12 and over with first and second doses. Key Messages ·       Ontario has reached another significant milestone in […]