Prevention and Management of COVID-19
Public Health Ontario has developed the resources below for the prevention and management of COVID-19. The content is being updated as new information becomes available so please check back here for current resources.
For guidance, or up-to-date information about COVID-19 measures in your area please visit your local Public Health Unit. For information about COVID-19 testing or test results please visit the Government of Ontario's COVID-19 website.
How to hand wash | video
Personal Etiquette and Care
Cough and Sneeze Etiquette | poster
Take Care of Yourself and Each Other (Mental health/Wellbeing) | pdf
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
You may need to wear PPE for work, for example teachers or daycare workers, or if you are visiting a long-term care home or other reason.
Putting on and taking off PPE | poster
Putting on full PPE | video
Taking off full PPE | video
Cleaning and Disinfection
Hard-surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers for use against COVID-19 | Government of Canada
Prevention for Specific Populations
Signs and Symptoms
COVID-19 self-assessment: Determine if you should be tested | Government of Ontario
COVID-19 Symptoms | Government of Ontario
Testing and Results
Testing locations | Government of Ontario
Test Results | Government of Ontario
If You Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 or If You Have Been Exposed
How to Self-isolate | pdf
How to Self-monitor | pdf
PHO Rounds: COVID-19 in Pregnancy in Ontario: Findings from the First Year
The Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN) Ontario began surveillance of COVID-19-infected pregnant individuals in Ontario beginning March 1, 2020 to respond to the urgent public health crisis.