Long Term Care Commission Launched - July 29/20

July 29/20 - Premier Ford and Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care announced the launch of an independent commission into COVID-19 and long-term care.

Three commissioners will investigate how COVID-19 spread within long-term care homes, how residents, staff and families were impact, and the adequacy of measures taken by the province and other parties to prevent, isolate and contain the virus. The commission will also provide the government with guidance on how to better protect long-term care home residents and staff from any future outbreaks.

News Release

English – https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/07/ontario-launches-independent-long-term-care-covid-19-commission.html

French - https://news.ontario.ca/opo/fr/2020/07/lontario-instaure-la-commission-denquete-independante-sur-la-covid-19-dans-les-foyers-de-soins-de-lo.html