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On September 14, the government released the regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing proof of vaccination requirements, which take effect on September 22, 2021. Please note that Ontario Regulation 364/20: Rules For Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap Exit Step will be updated online shortly. Requiring proof of vaccination will help increase vaccination rates, protect individuals in higher-risk indoor settings, and keep businesses open.
This requirement focuses on higher-risk indoor (unless otherwise stated) public settings:
In addition to the guidance, there is a questions and answers document to help clarify the requirements for businesses and organizations.
The above information provided by the Ontario government should offer sufficient details for members to put in place a system to check the vaccination status of its patrons. If there is anything that you require clarification on, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the Ministry of Health’s Medical Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccination
Note that OMCA is working diligently to persuade the government to reduce the limitations on capacity, especially in areas that require patrons to be vaccinated. If you have any questions about our advocacy work, please do not hesitate to get in touch.