Public Health Safety Measures
Updated: April 27, 2022
On March 1, 2022, the province announced its Living with and Managing COVID-19 plan.
Under this plan, the majority of public health and workplace safety measures have now been lifted, and key public health indicators continue to improve or remain stable.
- All settings can be open at full (100%) capacity
- Proof of vaccination, capacity limit and physical distancing requirements lifted in all settings; businesses may continue to implement voluntarily
- No limits on indoor or outdoor social gatherings, organized public events or religious services, rites or ceremonies
- Mandatory requirement of face mask or covering lifted in most public indoor settings as of March 21, 2022; masking requirements remain in place public transit, in long-term care, retirement homes and other health-care settings, shelters, jails and congregate care and living settings, including homes with individuals with developmental disabilities
- All employers must continue to meet their legal duty under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of workers
The information on this page is maintained and updated regularly to the best extent possible. For the most current information, please refer to the provincial government’s COVID-19 public health measures and advice webpage. Ontario Regulation 364/20: Rules for Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap Exit Step was revoked on April 27, 2022
Information for Travellers
If travelling, you are encouraged to check for information on the presence of COVID-19 at your destination and what travel restrictions apply, which could impact your ability to return to Canada.
Pre-entry tests are no longer required for fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada by land, air or water.
Effective April 25, 2022, the following easing of border measures will come into effect:
- Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated children 5 to 11 years of age who are accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult will no longer be required to complete a pre-entry COVID-19 test for entry to Canada.
- Pre-entry tests will still be required for partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers 12 and older who are currently eligible to travel to Canada. Children who are less than 5 years of age are not required to test, regardless of their vaccination status.
- Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to provide a quarantine plan upon entry.
- Fully vaccinated travellers arriving to Canada will no longer be required to do the following for 14 days after arriving:
- Mask while in public spaces
- Monitor and report if they develop signs or symptoms;
- Quarantine if another traveller in the same travel group exhibits signs or symptoms or tests positive; and
- Maintain a list of close contacts and locations visited.
Fully vaccinated travellers arriving to Canada from any country may be randomly selected for arrival testing. Those selected for random testing are not required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test.
More detailed information can be found on the federal government’s mandatory quarantine or isolation page.
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