Government of Ontario Directive on Province-Wide Shutdown – Health Care and Social Services


Businesses Permitted to Open and Sector Specific Public Health and Workplace Safety Measures

Health Care and Social Services

Organizations and providers that deliver home care services or personal support services to seniors and persons with disabilities

Regulated health professionals

Professionals or organizations that provide in-person counselling services

Organizations that provide health care including retirement homes, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, independent health facilities and

mental health and addictions counselling supports

Laboratories and specimen collection centres

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers of pharmaceutical products and medical supplies, including medications, medical isotopes,

vaccines and antivirals, medical devices and medical supplies

Manufacturers, distributors and businesses that provide logistical support of or for products and/or services that support the delivery of health care

in all locations

Organizations that provide critical personal support services in home or residential services for individuals with physical disabilities

Organizations that support the provision of food, shelter, safety or protection, and/or social services and other necessities of life to economically

disadvantaged and other vulnerable individuals

Businesses that are primarily engaged in the provision of health and safety training with conditions


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