COVID-19 Update: Directive #2 for Health Care Providers & Screening
Further to the most recent announcement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario regarding mandatory COVID vaccination policies for high-risk settings, the College is awaiting further guidance as to how best to advise Members on these matters. The College firmly supports measures that will reduce the transmission of, and illness due to, COVID-19 including the vaccination of members and the public against COVID-19 as part of the strategy to protect the public and assist in minimizing infections and hospitalizations.
The College has adopted the following zero tolerance statement:
“Honesty and integrity is a fundamental attribute for every member of this College. As a result the College has adopted a zero tolerance policy toward inappropriate business practices.”
By taking this step, the College is reflecting the importance of following appropriate business practises that reflect the expectations and confidence of the Ontario public. The College takes this matter extremely seriously – more information will follow.