Other Sectors

Provincial Rules under the Reopening Ontario Act

Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen is a three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures.

For an overview of provincial rules currently in effect:

For detailed rules, review the regulations below. Note that all regulations include general rules applicable to all settings, followed by additional sector-specific rules.

Proof of Vaccination Requirements for Patrons - Guidance for Businesses and Organizations

Effective September 22, 2021, patrons will be required to provide proof of vaccination status to access certain businesses and settings. Provincial regulations and guidance documents to support implementation of these requirements are provided here:

For posters, please visit our Signs and Posters page.

WDGPH Section 22 Class Order – Face Coverings

Screening Tools

All businesses and organizations are required to actively screen employees prior to entry to the workplace.

Some businesses and organizations are also required to actively screen patrons. For further details, visit Screening Patrons - A Tool for Businesses and Organization.

Collecting Patron/Guest/Visitor Information

Many establishments are required to record the name and contact information of every person that enters an establishment. To determine if your business/organization is required to collect contact information, please visit: COVID-19 public health measures and advice. Operators must maintain these records for at least one month.


Guidance from health and safety associations

Resources to Prevent COVID-19 in the Workplace

Ministry of Health Guidance

Guidance from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development

Public Health Agency of Canada Resources