COVID-19 Portal

We are committed to supporting you during this difficult time of COVID-19 by ensuring you're staying informed and consulting credible resources. Please see the various resources below to meet your needs. 

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COVID-19 vaccine information
COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Resources

RNAO is committed to providing members and non-members with credible COVID-19 vaccine information and resources. RNAO is participating in a collective effort to develop a comprehensive information resource on COVID-19 vaccines. To see the page, go to the Centre for Effective Practice.

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Psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic

RNAO is aware nurses and health-care providers across Ontario are experiencing tremendous levels of physical and emotional stress due to COVID-19. We are committed to supporting you during this time.

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RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun
COVID-19 Press Room

RNAO has been actively engaged with the media since the onset of the pandemic. Please visit our Press Room for our media releases and advisories, media conferences, and media hits related to COVID-19.

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Queen's Park on the Road
Queen's Park on the Road & COVID-19

Queen's Park on the Road (QPOR) is an exciting annual event that enables RNAO members to meet their members of provincial parliament (MPP) to discuss key nursing, health and health-care delivery issues.

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COVID-19 Basic Resources and Guidance

RNAO has taken decisive action since the start of the outbreak in updating our members and other health professionals, providing evidence-based information, as well as tools and resources to address this challenging situation.

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Nursing Home Basic Care Guarantee

RNAO board of directors calls on the Ontario government to ‘walk the talk’ and meet its obligation to residents living in long-term care (LTC) homes in COVID & non-COVID times.

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Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians (ECCO)
ECCO 3.0: Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians

Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians (ECCO) calls on the government and health system partners to strengthen community care and anchor the health system in primary care to better meet the health needs of all Ontario residents.

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Speech from the Throne
RNAO and Canada's Speech from the Throne

RNAO urges Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take action to address the long-standing profound inequities causing harm and death during COVID-19, as well as to reinstate Canada's Chief Nurse Officer Role, as he delivers his Speech from the Throne.

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COVID-19 Webinars

RNAO has various webinars related to COVID-19, including our ongoing COVID-19 Webinar Series, LTC NP webinars and our Indigenous focused webinars.

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COVID-19 #TogetherWeCanDoIt Campaign

Our #TogetherWeCanDoIt campaign encompasses multiple initiatives, including #Cheer4HealthWorkers.

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Support for Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

RNAO is listening, anticipating and responding to the needs of the long-term care sector during this unprecedented time. The resources on this page are available to anyone who may find them helpful in the fight against COVID-19.

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Support for First Nations Communities

This page provides key resources and supports available to address the needs of First Nations' persons and communities during this pandemic to prevent and/or delay the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 VIANurse

RNAO is ready to help you secure RNs, NPs and/or PSWs. VIANurse is powered by RNAO for the COVID-19 emergency and is free of charge. Secure your needs within hours.

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#Maskathon
#Maskathon

#Maskathon urges you and your loved ones – especially children and youth  – to wear a non-medical mask or face covering in indoor public spaces, busy areas and transit and send us photos via social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).

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RNAO's advice for reopening schools in Ontario

RNAO offers advice on Ontario's plan for school reopening to ensure the safe return for two million students and 160,000 teachers in the province including the critical role of the public health nurse.

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Get your flu shot
Fight the Flu

Since this year’s flu season coincides with COVID-19, RNAO is committed to keeping you informed with credible resources to help you protect yourself, your family and the communities you serve as health-care providers.

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