Public Advisory: Currently, the Grey Bruce Health Unit region is in the YELLOW Protect level as outlined in the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. Read more here.
Find workplace guidelines here! Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace are available to support workplaces to prepare for a gradual reopening in Ontario. General and sector-specific guidelines help to protect workers, customers and the general public from COVID-19.
As part of the recovery phase, there will be a gradual, staged approach to reopening businesses, services and public spaces in Ontario. Visit the Recovery section of our website to learn more about this phase or check the list of Essential Workplaces and Organizations in Ontario for up-to-date provincial information. Emergency Orders and Information from the Government of Ontario is also available.
Stop the Spread Business Line at 1-888-444-3659 is for questions about what will be open or impacts to your business.
FAQ for Business Operations and Re-opening
Know the facts about COVID-19 (Government of Canada)
Preventing COVID-19 in the Workplace (Government of Canada)
Risk-informed decision-making guidelines for workplaces and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic (Government of Canada)
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Resources for Canadian businesses
Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings (Public Health Ontario)
"Attention Visitors" Sign (Ministry of Health)
Physical Distancing Poster
Workplace Screening Guidance Tool
COVID-19 Guidelines for Shopping
General Preventative Measures COVID-19
Considerations for Celebrations
Considerations for Essential Small Businesses
Retail Occupancy Guideline
Food Retail and Community Food Program Guidance:
Food Premises Operation
Guidance for Operators of Grocery and Retail Food Stores
Guidance for Food Delivery Services
Reducing the Risk at Roadside Stands
Community Gardens and Allotments
COVID-19 Guidance for Community Food Programs
Housing and Rental Related Guidance:
Guidance for Multi-Unit Dwellings during COVID-19
COVID-19 and Short Term Rental Accommodations
Guidance for Transportation:
COVID-19 Guidance for Taxis and other Ride Supports
Guidance for Municipalities:
COVID-19 and Management of Outdoor Public Spaces
Guidance for Cooling Centres During COVID-19
Summer Day Camp Guidance Document
Personal Protective Equipment Video: Proper donning and doffing
Currently, many community programs like shelters and food banks are continuing to operate as they are deemed Essential.
These spaces should implement infection control protocols including appropriate cleaning and disinfection strategies.
Please note that the Grey Bruce Health Unit is asking individuals to limit congregating in groups while maintaining safe physical distancing (the lower the number of people, the less the risk of transmission) in all settings.
General Screening and Precaution Resources:
Community Food Programs
Community Care Agencies
Supporting Those Experiencing Homelessness
Public Health is pleased to provide places of business with the option of posting the sample signs that are linked below. Please note, posting of these signs are not mandatory and are simply being provided as a tool if the businesses choose to use them. We stress the importance of ensuring that kindness and acceptance is practiced while respecting individual exemptions to this order.
Be Kind Poster
We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 1
We Can Prevent the Spread of COVID Poster 2
Attention Poster - Order for Commercial Establishments
Masks Required Poster
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