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
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: Novel Disease Surveillance Tools for the Next Pandemic
This seminar will introduce the concept of informal disease event monitoring systems and how this type of data can and has been used to explore communicable disease epidemiological trends among forcibly displaced persons worldwide.