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Ontario launches ‘Stop The Spread’ information line

March 25, 2020  By Bakers Journal

Logo courtesy of the Provincial Government of Ontario

The province of Ontario has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.

On Monday, the province issued an emergency order to close at-risk workplaces and encourage non-essential businesses to find ways to help their employees work from home. The government also reminded businesses to put in place protocols for physical distancing and regular hand-washing in order to protect the health and safety of employees and the general public.

Businesses who have questions about closures of at-risk workplaces or how emergency measures impact their business or employment can call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659.

Help is available from Monday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m.―5:00 p.m.


A complete list of essential services is available on the Government of Ontario’s website.

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