Provincial Rules under the Reopening Ontario Act
- An overview of provincial rules currently in effect - COVID-19 public health measures and advice
- Roadmap Exit Step Regulatory Requirements - Schedules 4-5 Ontario Regulation 364/20
For additional information for workplaces, please visit the Workplaces page.
For recent provincial announcements:
Screening Tools for Workplaces
Businesses may post passive screening signage. Businesses may elect to continue active screening using the tool below..
- Ontario’s COVID-19 Worker and Employee Screening Questions (scroll to the bottom for printable version)
The above online tools will show the result of the screening on the last page. Individuals can bring this result on their device or printed to show upon entry.
Workplace Safety Plan
Most businesses are required to have a safety plan and make it available upon request.
Proof of Vaccination
Businesses can elect to ask for proof of vaccination. For further information, visit:
For posters, please visit our Signs and Posters page.
WDGPH Guidance Document
The Ontario Government and health and safety associations have released sector specific safety guidance documents and posters to assist with planning and preparing for re-opening safely and to help prevent COVID-19 in the workplace. Please thoroughly review these workplace resources for information applicable to your business. Please also continue to ensure compliance with Ontario Regulation 565 Public Pools.
- Guide to Reopening Pools and Waterfronts (Lifesaving Society)
In the Workplace
- WDGPH Workplaces and Businesses
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Putting on and taking off PPE handout
- Workplace PPE Supplier Directory for an up-to-date list of Ontario companies and business associations that supply PPE
Cleaning and Disinfection for Public areas
- Public Health Ontario - Cleaning and disinfection for public settings
- Public Health Agency of Canada - Cleaning and disinfecting public spaces during COVID-19
- Health Canada - Hard surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers
As directed by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, public pools and spas/hot tubs require a re-opening inspection before being permitted to open.
Once your public pool or spa/hot tub is ready for an opening inspection, please complete this Recreational Water Facility Opening Notification Form and submit to PHI.Intake@wdgpublichealth.ca at least 14 days prior to opening.
Please also be aware that Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is unable to review individual business COVID-19 reopening plans.
If, after reviewing the resources available, you have additional questions, you can contact a public health inspector at 519-822-2715 extension 4753 or PHI.Intake@wdgpublichealth.ca.