Last updated: April 1, 2020
Drawing on our knowledge synthesis expertise, the CEP is dedicated to providing physicians and nurse practitioners in Ontario and across Canada with a curated selection of best-available point-of-care resources on COVID-19.
Practice Supports: Practical resources to support the delivery of primary care in the context of COVID-19, developed by government and professional organizations.
Emergency Management: Protocols and guidance for crisis management.
Assessment centres: Province-wide list of assessment centres that either test for COVID-19 on site or refer patients with probable cases for testing. Screening centres that do not test or refer for tests are not included.
Key resources: COVID-19 policy and procedure resources from government and professional organizations.
Research and evidence: High-quality collections and syntheses of emerging COVID-19 literature.
Ontarians concerned they may have COVID-19 should conduct the self-assessment, and call their healthcare provider, local health authority, or Telehealth first to have a preliminary assessment of symptoms since they may risk exposure to the virus by visiting a centre.
Generally, patients admitted to an assessment centre are those who:
1. Have a flu-like illness: fever, cough, sore throat or respiratory symptoms (e.g. shortness of breath, trouble breathing); and
2. Have travelled anywhere outside of Canada in the last 14 days; or have been in contact with someone who either has a presumptive/probable or confirmed case of COVID-19, or has flu-like symptoms and has travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days.
The assessment centres listed can either test on site for COVID-19 or refer patients with probable cases for testing. Screening centres that do not test or refer for tests have not been included.
This page is updated daily.
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