COVID-19 public health measures and advice

Find out about the latest public health measures, masking advice and restrictions.


Given the current trends in key public health and health system indicators, Ontario will maintain current masking requirements in select indoor settings until June 11, 2022, under the Class Order.

Where you’re required to wear a mask

Masking requirements will continue to apply in the following select indoor settings until June 11, 2022:

  • public transit, including indoor areas and vehicles (this does not include businesses or organizations that provide sightseeing or touring services)
  • hospitals, including private hospitals, and psychiatric facilities
  • other health care settings (such as clinics that provide health care services, doctors’ offices, Community Health Centres, public health/immunization clinics, mental health clinics, etc.)
  • labs and specimen collection centres
  • independent health facilities (for example., dialysis, birth centres, nuclear medicine)
  • employees and contractors of home and community care providers
  • long-term care and retirement homes
  • shelters and other congregate care settings that provide care and services to medically and socially vulnerable individuals

The Chief Medical Officer of Health also strongly recommends wearing masks in indoor areas of public settings.

Learn more about how to properly wear, fit, remove and clean your mask.

Contact us

If you have questions about what will be open or impacts to your business or employment, call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659.