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Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order
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Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

Premier Doug Ford announced on Wednesday that the Ontario government is issuing a four-week, province-wide stay-at-home order, starting Thursday, as COVID-19 cases surge. Ford also announced that the government is expanding vaccine eligibility to all adult essential workers in "hot spots" in Toronto and Peel Region, starting with education workers next week.

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Scarborough Health Network (SHN) rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for eligible Scarborough residents

2021 April 1: Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and several health and community partners have come together to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine across Scarborough to keep the communities safe and healthy. Eligibility for vaccines All parts of the vaccination program depend on vaccine supply and direction from the Ontario government. The Ministry of Health and...

What we know about J&J’s single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April
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What we know about J&J’s single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

Canada will soon add another COVID-19 vaccine to its supply, with procurement minister Anita Anand announcing this week that initial shipments of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose jab are to arrive by the end of April. Canada approved the vaccine in early March and had pre-ordered 10 million doses, but manufacturing problems from the company led to...

Staff shortage amid B.C.’s deadliest COVID-19 care home outbreak: report
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Staff shortage amid B.C.’s deadliest COVID-19 care home outbreak: report

VANCOUVER — An inspection of a long-term care home that was the site of British Columbia’s deadliest COVID-19 outbreak found staffing levels were low and cleaning was inadequate as the virus spread throughout the facility. The Vancouver Coastal Health inspection report obtained by The Canadian Press through a freedom of information request says these two...