COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative
Ontario’s local public health units are responsible for COVID-19 contact tracing and case management. PHO is partnering with public health units, Ontario Ministry of Health and the federal government to provide additional support to public health units for following up with individuals who have been identified as high risk contacts of a COVID-19 case.
About COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Contact tracing, notification and follow up is a process that is used to identify, educate and monitor individuals who have had close contact with someone who is infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. These individuals are at a higher risk of becoming infected and sharing the virus with others. Contact tracing can help individuals who have been in contact with a case of COVID-19 understand their risk and limit further spread of the virus.
Contact Tracing Frequently Asked Questions
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The Fourth Wave: Child and Family Health and Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This webinar focuses on Ontario-specific data from two sources: a province-wide survey that was launched by the Offord Centre for Child Studies from May to June 2020, which focused on caregiver and family functioning during COVID-19.