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In response to the concerning state of COVID-19, UHN activated its Executive COVID-19 IMS (Incident Management System) table. Membership includes our Executive Leadership Forum and other members of COVID-19 work streams. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is a snapshot of the discussion.
COVID-19 vaccines: Change in Ontario's rollout including extended period between doses, targeted pilots for people 80-years-old and over, and congregate settings
In support of this change,
we now have a pre-registration link for eligible UHN patients 80-years-old and over. Please visit the
UHN Vaccine Registry for more information on who is eligible and how to register.
We also started vaccinating people at shelters thanks to support from our mobile vaccine teams, Social Medicine Program and Toronto Public Health.
The disappointing news is that last week on March 5, Ontario announced it will be extending the period between first and second doses from 35 days to four months (16 weeks).
Read the release here. We recognize and share your disappointment in this change.
I sent a message with more detail which you can find here (Corporate Intranet > COVID-19 Preparedness > Internal Communications > "Ontario is extending..."). For those interested in reading more about how this decision was made,
here is a story for your consideration from CBC News.
COVID-19 vaccines: Expecting slight updates to our Health Services risk assessment process from the Toronto Region Operations Table
What happened at the Executive Leadership Forum meeting
UHN's Executive Leadership Forum (ELF) represents a broad range of voices and skill sets from across the organization and provides direction and oversight in service of patients, TeamUHN and our vision of A Healthier World. See the full membership on UHN.ca.
The last ELF meeting was held on March 4, 2021.
Re-imagining Human Resources (HR): A review of the HR function at UHN
Lakeside 2 Long-term Care Centre and Master Plan update
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