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VIRUSFACTS

What you need to know about COVID-19

UPDATE: September 18, Toronto, Peel and Ottawa regions are restricting indoor social gatherings to 10 people and outdoor social gatherings to 25 people. Listen to the OMA’s podcast series on Public Health advice for back to school.

Family doctors across Ontario are rapidly transitioning to a “virtual-first” care model as a way to halt the spread of COVID-19 in their offices and waiting rooms.

Starting this week, most doctors will talk to patients on the phone, by video conference or through email as a first-step to determine who needs to come to the office for an in-person appointment.

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