Ontario will remain in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen

Public Advisory

August 17, 2021 Update:

Pausing the exit from the Roadmap to Reopen

In response to evolving data around the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, is pausing the exit from the Roadmap to Reopen.

The Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts will continue to monitor the data to determine when it is safe to exit the Roadmap and lift the majority of public health and workplace safety measures currently in place.

 Find out about the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions in Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen.

The Roadmap to Reopen is is a three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures. 

The plan is based on:

  • the provincewide vaccination rate
  • improvements in key public health and health care indicators

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