In a pandemic or public health emergency situation, pharmacists are on the front lines of helping to keep the public safe. Their role includes educating the community about safety and prevention, administering vaccinations, and providing first aid treatment and advice. This contribution is critical in any emergency situation, when the resources of physicians and hospitals are overburdened, and timely assistance by trained healthcare workers to patients and the public is paramount.
We have gathered a collection of important information sources and tools for use by pharmacists in an emergency planning or response context, to help you stay informed, protect yourselves and your business, and provide responsive patient care.
Prevention education tools
Business planning resources
Important health notices
These notices are issued by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in response to events that require Ministry direction or instruction. Please visit the Ministry’s important health notices page for up-to-date notices regarding emergency planning and preparedness.