OMA logo
Doctors. We lead you to better health.

VIRUSFACTS

What you need to know about COVID-19

UPDATE: The Ontario government announced that, starting July 17, certain regions of the province can increase indoor social gatherings to 50 people, outdoor social gatherings to 100 people and reopen most businesses and recreation activities. Read the Read the OMA's plan to support the safe reopening of Ontario.

Opening of Indoor Bars in Ontario Potential Risk

TORONTO, JULY 17, 2020 – As some areas of the province move towards Stage 3 of reopening this Friday, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) is calling on government to rethink opening indoor bars.

Reopening the economy is important for Ontarians’ financial, social and developmental needs. At the same time reopening is not an all or nothing situation.  A balanced approach that considers the risk of disease transmission in different settings is essential to ensure a successful reopening that keeps safety a top priority.

Read More