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Health officials support proof of vaccination



By Mark Pavilons
Editor

Ontario residents will have to show proof of vaccination if they want to enter certain facilities.
As of Sept. 22, Ontarians will have to provide proof to enter sports venues, bars, restaurants and other indoor facilities.
The provincial government made the move to confront the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19.
It's a very responsive, data-driven move, according to Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health. Requiring proof of vaccination in these settings reduces risk and is an important step to encourage every last eligible Ontarian to get their shot, which is critical to protecting the province's hospital capacity, while also supporting businesses with the tools they need to keep customers safe, stay open and minimize disruptions.
“As the world continues its fight against the Delta variant, our government will never waver in our commitment to do what's necessary to keep people safe, protect our hospitals and minimize disruptions to businesses,” said Premier Ford. “Based on the latest evidence and best advice, COVID-19 vaccine certificates give us the best chance to slow the spread of this virus while helping us to avoid further lockdowns. If you haven't received your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, please do so today.”
As of September 22, 2021, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide their proof of vaccination along with photo ID to access certain public settings and facilities. This approach focuses on higher-risk indoor public settings where face coverings cannot always be worn and includes:

 

 

Excerpt: Ontario residents will have to show proof of vaccination if they want to enter certain facilities. As of Sept. 22, Ontarians will have to provide proof to enter sports venues, bars, restaurants and other indoor facilities. The provincial government made the move to confront the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19. It’s a very responsive, data-driven move, according to Dr. Kieran Moore, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health


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