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Dr Kieran Moore: RSV trends are beginning to stabilize

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TORONTO — Dr Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement providing an update on the province’s progress responding to this year’s respiratory illness season: “Thanks to the ongoing resilience and commitment of Ontarians, we are seeing a decline in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), flu and COVID activity throughout the province. RSV trends are beginning to stabilize …

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Ontarians Aged 5+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster

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Get your bivalent booster dose and flu shot to stay protected this winter season TORONTO — With the Health Canada approval of a bivalent COVID-19 vaccine for five to 11 year-olds, all Ontarians aged five and over are eligible to book a bivalent booster dose starting December 21. All Ontarians are strongly encouraged to keep up to date with their …

Visit Local Pharmacies for Paxlovid Prescriptions in Ontario

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is giving people more convenient access to care by allowing pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid, an antiviral treatment option used to reduce severe outcomes from COVID-19. All Ontarians are strongly encouraged to keep up to date with vaccinations, which remains the best way for people to stay healthy this flu and respiratory illness season and prevent …


Free Flu Shot Available for Ontarians 6 Months and Older

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Ontarians strongly encouraged to get their COVID-19 booster doses and flu shot TORONTO — Starting today, free flu shots are available to Ontarians six months of age and older. With COVID-19 vaccines also available to everyone six months and older and bivalent booster doses available to those 12 and over, Ontarians are strongly encouraged to get both their flu and …

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Ontarians 18+ Eligible for Bivalent Booster Starting Today

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Province Adding New Paediatric Pfizer Vaccine for Infants and Children Aged Six Months To Under Five Years TORONTO — The Ontario government is reminding individuals that starting today, September 26, all adults aged 18 and over are eligible to receive the bivalent booster dose, which may offer more targeted protection against the Omicron variants. Appointments can be booked through the COVID-19 …

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Ontarians Aged 18+ Eligible for 2nd Booster Shot

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Free rapid antigen tests extended to December 31, 2022, including for general public TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is expanding eligibility for second booster doses to Ontarians aged 18 and over in order to provide an extra layer of protection to those who may need it. Starting today, July 14 at …

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Ontario lifts mask mandates in most public spaces from today

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TORONTO — Face masks will no longer be required in schools, retail settings and most other indoor public spaces in Ontario beginning today. The change comes a few weeks after the province lifted proof-of-vaccination rules and capacity limits. Select settings such as public transit, health-care facilities, long-term care homes and congregate care settings will keep mask mandates until the end …

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Ontario Gradually Resuming Surgeries and Procedures

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Students Can Once Again Benefit from Extra-curricular Activities in Province’s Schools TORONTO — With the steady decline in COVID-19 related hospitalizations and ICU admissions in addition to stabilizing health human resources, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Ontario Health, is lifting Directive 2 to begin a gradual and cautious resumption of non-urgent and …