COVID-19 Updates & Resources
Last updated – Mar 27 – 2020
Worms and Germs Blog, Dr. Scott Weese, infectious disease control specialist at the University of Guelph:
Veterinary medicine, essential services and social distancing –posted Mar-24-2020
Latest Canadian statement on COVID-19 and animals posted Mar-23-2020
COVID-19 impact on veterinary clinics posted March 21, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 Environmental Survival posted March 18, 2020
Government & Health organizations:
The Ontario Government has enacted a Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public released May 17, 2020. See the Ontario.ca website for updates: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000.
Government of Canada Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Information for industry
The Ontario government passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act – to provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19, or those who need to be away from work to care for children because of school or day care closures or to care for other relatives. Posted March 19, 2020 2:25 P.M.
CCOHS is offering a free 15-page guide to help you put a business continuity plan together.
Useful articles for horse industry members and individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Equestrian Canada Statement on COVID-19 Including Financial Resources, Travel Advisories and more…
Take EC’s Survey for COVID-19’s Effect on Equine Facilities
Equestrian Canada is inviting equine/equestrian business owners to participate in a survey to understand the effects of the pandemic.
SUPPORT AND RESOURCES FOR EQUINE FARMS AND EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES – Equestrian Canada Release Mar, 24, 2020
FEI Coronavirus (Covid-19) Advisory – International Equestrian Federation Coronavirus (Covid-19) advisories and FAQs
List of Cancellations Equine Events from Horse Journals Updated March 19, 2020