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Health & Hygiene Resources for Business

We have heard loud and clear from local businesses that providing safe conditions for staff and clients is a top priority as businesses continue to pivot operations and to gradually re-open. We will continue to collect health and hygiene related resources as they become available to support these needs.

For the Government of Canada’s official statement and COVID-19 updates regarding the Canadian economy, please read more here.

Public Health Resources

Peterborough Public Health is actively monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and collaborating with local hospitals, primary care, emergency services, the Ministry of Health, provincial and national colleagues.

Peterborough Public Health – COVID-19 Workplaces Information

  • If you think you have symptoms related to COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek further care.
  • The Province of Ontario has launched a toll-free line – 1-888-444-365 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development has a dedicated Health and Safety Contact Centre to report a health and safety incident any time of the day: 1-877-202-008
  • Ontario launched new online portal for public to access their COVID-19 lab test results

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Better Safety in the Ontario Workplace

Business Pandemic Preparedness Checklist