Preparedness and Response
Especially the most vulnerable
RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Our emergency preparedness and response actions include:
Using rapidly evolving technologies to develop and enhance nationwide testing capacity for COVID-19.
Identifying cases and their contacts to track exposures and monitor community spread so that public health authorities
Contributing to global efforts to better understand COVID-19 in order to develop new diagnostic tools,
PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES
Promoting actions that health care professionals, employers, schools, communities and everyone should take to
HEALTH CARE PREPAREDNESS
Mobilizing resources, such as surgical masks, face shields, medications and health care workers across Canada where needed.
COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH
Providing timely, trusted, accessible and evidence-informed information that Canadians require to protect themselves.
BORDER AND TRAVEL HEALTH
Identifying travellers who may be ill, and raising awareness among all travellers entering Canada to self-isolate.