Premier Doug Ford is set to reveal more of the fall preparedness plan for the second wave of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon.
Ford will be joined by Health Minister Christine Elliot to unveil the second pillar of the plan, Keeping Ontarians Safe: Preparing for Future Waves of COVID-19.
On Monday, the premier unveiled the first pillar which was an investment of $70 million for the flue vaccine, urging everyone to get the shot.
The other pillars will be announced throughout the week and include expansion of testing and case and contact management; quickly identifying, managing and preventing outbreaks; accelerating efforts to reduce health service backlogs; preparing for surges in COVID-19 cases; recruiting, retaining, training, and supporting healthcare workers, and also continuing to engage families and caregivers.
The press briefing will take place at 1 pm at Queen’s Park.