Information provided is intended as guidance and there will be local context that also needs to be taken into account. It is recommended that facilities work with their local pandemic planning teams and Regional Cancer Program (RCP) to support a coordinated effort and alignment across each region.
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Update regarding the daily PPE Survey
Technical support questions specific to the PPE ONLINE SURVEY can be directed to the Help Desk: 416-687-8445 or at email@example.com (*New*) Please do not submit questions here regarding the daily bed census, PPE requests, or COVID-19 concerns in general April 3 MOH EOC message
Update on Covid-19 Actions in Health Care
A number of new measures will improve staffing, PPE shortages and other areas of concern. See memo from IHF Program. DM OH CMOH memo COVID19 update Apr 1 2020
Reminder to complete daily survey & attend info webinar
March 31st the IHF Program sent out instructions for the daily completion of the Ministry of Health PPE survey. There is also an information webinar on Thursday April 2nd at 11:30 am. The link is in the original March 31st email to IHF owners. And there is a help line for the PPE… Read more »
Ministerial Order and PPE information
Issued by the Ministry of Health. Includes spreadsheet for completion. PPE Update March 28, 2020 FINAL COVID_19_PPE_Survey_Spreadsheet___Health_Sector (1)March 29 PPE Minister Order HPPA Final March 28 2020
More federal support for businesses
Among several new measures to help business, the federal government is increasing a payroll subsidy from 10% to 75% to small business to thwart layoffs due to COVID-19. It will be retroactive to March 15th. The details of how to apply for this and other measures are expected by Monday (March 30).
Latest Funding from Provincial Government
Nothing cited is specifically directed to community-based clinics like IHFs. However, PPE allocations and part of the contingency fund are being pursued to be directed towards our industry. ontario-provides-33-billion-more-to-increase-health-care-capacity March 26
Latest Financial Aid Information.
IHFP still investigating what may be directed to IHFs. -Provincial Action Plan -Economic and Fiscal Update -News Release
ADM, OHIP, seeks ventilators and medical suppliers
Despite the supply shortage in the IHF sector, the Ministry has asked for help. *By March 25th or earlier, *let Mark Thomas, who is working in cooperation with the Ministry of Health to lead the overall logistical support for ventilators, know if you have any ventilators available, including how soon they can be available. Mark… Read more »
Legal Information for IHF Employers
One of our previous conference speakers, employment lawyer, Ron Minken, has developed a resource to help business owners during Covid-19. https://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Employer-Guide.pdf