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New Government Framework

As local trends of key public health indicators improve, regions will be gradually transitioned back into the colour-coded framework.

The Government of Ontario anticipate public health unit regions will return to the framework and no longer be subject to the shutdown and stay-at-home orders on the dates below. These dates may change depending on the trends in local public health indicators.

As of March 29, 2021

Grey-Lockdown

  • City of Hamilton Public Health Services

Red-Control

  • Eastern Ontario Health Unit

As of March 26, 2021

Red-Control 

  • Timiskaming Public Health Region 

As of March 22, 2021

Red-Control

  • Brant County Health Unit;
  • Chatham-Kent Public Health; and
  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

Orange-Restrict

  • Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

Yellow-Protect

  • Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health;
  • North Bay Parry Sound District;
  • Porcupine Health Unit; and

As of March 19

Red-Control 

  • Ottawa Public Health 

As of March 15

Grey-Lockdown

  • Lambton Public Health

Red-Control

  • Northwestern Health Unit

As of March 12

Grey-Lockdown

  • Public Health Sudbury and Districts 

As of March 8

Grey-Lockdown

  • Peel Region Public Health
  • Toronto Public Health

Red-Control

  • Peterborough Public Health;
  • Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit

Orange-Restrict

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

Yellow-Protect

  • Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; and
  • Renfrew County and District Health Unit.

As of March 1

Grey-Lockdown

  • Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit; and
  • Thunder Bay District Health Unit.

Red-Control

  • Niagara Region Public Health.

Orange-Restrict

  • Middlesex-London Health Unit; and
  • Southwestern Public Health.

Yellow-Protect

  • Huron Perth Public Health.

Green-Prevent:

  • Grey Bruce Health Unit.

As of February 22 

Orange-Restrict: 

  • Lambton Public Health 

Red-Control: 

  • York Region Public Health

As of February 16 

Red-Control: 

  • Durham Region Health Department; 
  • Halton Region Public Health;  
  • Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services;  
  • Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. 

Orange-Restrict: 

  • Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit; 

Yellow-Protect: 

  • Algoma Public Health;   
  • Northwestern Health Unit; and 

Green-Prevent: 

  • Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; and 

As of February 10

Green-Prevent:

  • Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit