Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Public Health Ontario works with the Ministry of Health, local public health units and other health system partners to provide evidence and expertise that will support COVID-19 efforts. This includes:

  • conducting laboratory testing and assessing evolving testing requirements
  • surveillance of cases and epidemiological data analysis and reporting
  • generating reports and guidance documents in response to public health, government, healthcare and partner needs
  • infection prevention control and management training, guidance and support
  • contract tracing training and implementation of various supports to local public health units
  • scientific and technical advice, resources and surveillance to support the successful implementation of COVID-19 vaccine programs

Recently Published


PHO Rounds: International Border Surveillance Study

Arriving international passengers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport were enrolled in a prospective study of COVID-19 risk upon arrival and during quarantine in September and October 2020.  

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Updated 17 Jan 2021