Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Posted: August 29, 2022

Publié le 29 August 2022

Check this page often. As the pandemic evolves, we will update it regularly with information relevant to dietitians.


New (August 29, 2022): The Ministry of Health has released an addendum to the COVID-19 Guidance: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Health Care Workers and Entities (click here to read).

The new Addendum: Guidelines for Pandemic Stockpile Use includes an Ethical Allocation Framework identifying criteria to help determine priority for available PPE supply in the event of scarcity during a COVID-19 response. It also includes information and guidelines for health care providers and entities on stockpiling, inventory management practices, and accessing needed PPE from the emergency stockpile. English and French versions are available on the ministry’s website.

June 11, 2022
Click on Most Masking Requirements Lifted on June 11 to read the latest on masking guidance and resources for Registered Dietitians.

April 14, 2022
Ukrainians Fleeing War: Early Assessment Considerations for Primary Care Providers
On April 7, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued guidance for primary care providers working with clients fleeing the war in Ukraine. Ukrainians Fleeing War: Early Assessment Considerations for Primary Care Providers provides helpful information and considerations for healthcare providers whose services may be required during the early assessment phase. For additional information, please visit the Ministry website.

May 10, 2022 Update: The Ministry of Health is supporting newly arriving refugees and people arriving through other exceptional humanitarian authorizations (e.g., Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel) by providing a toll-free, multi-lingual, Refugee HealthLine (1-866-286-4770). The Refugee HealthLine will refer agencies/individuals to the closest providers capable of taking on eligible patients for transitional care. All health care providers interested in participating should contact the Refugee HealthLine at 1-866-286-4770.

College Pandemic Resources for Dietitians

Helpful Pandemic Resource Links for Dietitians

COVID-19  Public Health Measures and Advice
COVID-19 Guidance for the Health Sector

  • Case Definition
  • ​Guidance Documents
    • ​​Health Sector Resources
    • Long-Term Care Home/Retirement Home Resources
    • Symptoms, Screening and Test Resources
    • Case and Contact Management Resources
    • Mental Health Resources
    • Guidance for Other Sectors
    • Signage for Business and Health Care Settings

COVID-19 Vaccine Relevant Information and Planning Resources

  • Prioritization Resources
  • Long-Term Care Home/Retirement Homes Resources
  • Health Care Provider Education Documents
  • General Immunization Documents
Orders, Directives, Memorandums and Other Resources
  • Minister's Orders
  • Chief Medical Officer of Health Orders
  • Directives
  • Memorandums
  • Other Reports, Advisories, and Memorandums
COVID Care Learning