The Canadian Association of Midwives will continue to monitor this situation and advise its members, staff and the public as new information is released.
We continue to advise the public to use the following two very reliable sources for general information on COVID-19 and public health advisories:
Public Health Agency of Canada
Updates on COVID-19, travel advisories, prevention, symptoms and risks are available through Public Health Agency of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
The World Health Organization provides information from a global lens: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
Government of Ontario
The Ontario government has an easy-to-use self-assessment tool for individuals. This tool provides recommended actions for individuals based on their symptoms. https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
CBC News has an excellent guide outlining proceedures for testing in each province and territory: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/covid19-coronavirus-what-to-do-1.5498986