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COVID-19 INFORMATION

The Wuhan coronavirus is a new virus that has been widely reported in the media lately. Originating in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus “2019-nCoV” is an illness in the same family as SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome).

CUPE National’s Health and Safety Branch has developed an information fact sheet that includes measures of control to prevent exposure to the coronavirus in the workplace.

Monday March 16th 2020 - Important Message Re: COVID-19
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Important Links

Canada’s Economic Response

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CUPE – Canada Emergency Response Benefit

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Ministry of Health

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Documents & Fact Sheets

What if I can’t go back to work?

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COVID-19 Fact Sheet
Vulnerable Health Care Workers

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Updated list of COVID-19 Assessment Centres across Ontario

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Self-isolation: Guide for caregivers, household members and close contacts

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How to self-isolate while working: Recommendations for Health Care Workers

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Q&A Guide for CUPE Health Care
Workers in Ontario

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The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

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Procedure for Refusing Unsafe Work

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Job Protected Leave Fact Sheet

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Local State of Emergency Fact Sheet

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Ontario’s State of Emergency Fact Sheet

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Pandemic Influenza Fact Sheet

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Respiratory Protection Fact Sheet

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