Action Alert: What’s the plan, premier?

Mass COVID-19 vaccinations are well underway in jurisdictions around the world. In Ontario, we have fallen behind. With the urgency for a large-scale vaccination rollout increasing as we await the imminent flow of millions of vaccine doses, we are left to ask, “What’s the plan, premier?” 

Join us in putting the question to Premier Ford!

We have asked the premier to put vaccination planning in the hands of public health and its rollout in the hands of the thousands of nurses, physicians and pharmacists working in community care across this province. It is an easy and efficient way to accelerate the rollout and ensure that no vaccines are left sitting in the fridge. But, we still hear that primary care and home care nurses are not being enrolled to vaccinate Ontarians. These nurses are already on the payroll and they want to help get Ontarian’s vaccinated.

We have asked the premier to prioritize the vaccination of vulnerable populations in our communities. It is seniors – 60 years old and up – who are most vulnerable to dying from COVID-19. Vaccinating people experiencing homelessness must also be a priority. 

We have asked Premier Ford to ensure we don’t give the virus a chance to spread, especially given its new variants. For this we have asked our Premier to wait for three weeks after schools reopen, before relaxing public health measures. Yet, we reopen many regions that are high in COVID-19 cases, like York Region.

See Doris’s blog.

We need a precise and bold plan to save lives now!  Join us! Ask the premier, “What’s the plan?”

Copy will be sent to the following:

Hon. Doug Ford
premier of Ontario and provincial minister of intergovernmental affairs
Christine Elliott
Minister of Health, Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Andrea Horwath
Ontario New Democratic Party, MPP
France Gélinas
MPP and Ontario New Democratic Party health critic
Steven Del Duca
John Fraser
interim party leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and MPP for Ottawa South
Mike Schreiner
MPP and leader of the Green Party of Ontario
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