Ontario Premier Doug Ford Provides COVID-19 Update | September 28

Officially acknowledging that Ontario is in the second wave of COVID-19, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced funding to increase the number of frontline healthcare workers.

Healthcare Workers

Ford announced $52.5 million to recruit, retain and support over 3,700 more frontline healthcare workers as part of his government’s fall preparedness plan.

The funding includes $26.3 million allocated for Personal Support Workers and supportive care workers and $26 million for nurses.

The full release can be found here.

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