Halton Region's Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Dr. Hamidah Meghani has amended COVID-19 orders for workplaces. The new orders will consolidate instructions issued May 8, and February 12, 2021.
The new instructions provide guidance for additional contact tracing measures in certain premises, including the collection of information from customers. They require businesses and organizations with over 100 employees who work on physical presence to:
The order changes the amount of time required for isolation:
These changes will be in effect as of Friday September 10, at 12:01 a.m. The adjustments will bring Halton in line with provincial orders.
The Region of Halton has added an increase of 101 COVID-19 cases. Of these, 23 are from Milton. 83% of eligible Milton residents have had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Region didn't update its dashboard yesterday due to the Labour Day holiday.
Laura Steiner, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter, Milton Reporter