COVID-19: The Ontario Government Identifies Essential Business Services Amid State of Emergency
Ontario is closing at-risk workplaces to protect the health and safety of the public. This order, issued by the Premier, will take effect March 24, 2020 at 11:59pm.
Business owners are now encouraged to continue their operations through work-from-home policies and innovative business models. The Ontario government reminds businesses to put in place protocols for physical distancing and regular hand-washing in order to protect the health and safety of employees and the general public.
List of Essential Workplaces
- Supply chains
- Food services and Accommodations
- Manufacturing and Production
- Agriculture/Food production
- Environmental Services
- Utilities and Community Services
- Healthcare/Senior Care/Social Services
- Justice Sector
- Other Businesses
For additional information, please visit the Ontario.ca website here.