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COVID-19: Businesses & Workplaces


In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications.

Personal Service Settings: On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the Environmental Health Team at the Porcupine Health Unit held a Presentation and Q&A Session about changes under Step 2 of the Province's Reopening plan. 

Rapid Testing for Workplaces

Wednesday, May 12, 2021: The province launched a new online portal for businesses to access free testing supplies for rapid testing to help keep employees and their families safe.

Increased Public Health Measures at the Workplace

Saturday, May 1, 2021: Read the letter to business owners and workplaces regarding recommended workplace safety measures including screening, ventilation and personal protective equipment.