Ministry of Education Updates

Ministry of Education
Early Years and Child Care Division

315 Front Street West, 11th floor    
Toronto ON M5V 3A4

TO: Child Care Licensees

FROM: Holly Moran, Assistant Deputy Minister Early Years and Child Care Division

DATE: January 20, 2022

SUBJECT: Vaccination Disclosure Policy - Updated Instructions from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer or Health

Further to recent memos from the Ministry of Education, please find attached updated Instructions issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health that outline updated requirements for vaccination disclosure policies in the education sector. These instructions are effective January 17, 2022. The revisions include the following:

  • Requirement to report aggregated and depersonalized statistical information regarding booster dose coverage to the ministry on a regular basis;
  • Clarification regarding the scope of vaccination disclosure policies as it relates to other covered organizations;
  • Updated guidance regarding testing timelines for individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19; and
  • General updates to definitions. 

If you have any questions, please contact your program advisor.
We appreciate your continued cooperation to encourage vaccination and comply with these Instructions.


Holly Moran    
Assistant Deputy Minister    

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