COVID: Pathways, Evidence and Practical Supports contains information for primary care practices in Hamilton and the surrounding area. Here, you will find screening and clinical pathways, evidence summaries; information about health and community services, including referrals; and other resources for you and your patients to help you provide seamless, quality care to our community during the COVID pandemic.

Using the Pathway for COVID Care in the Community

Visit Assessment, Monitoring and Management of COVID

This information is rapidly changing, particularly around service availability. If there is information that needs updating that you think is important, please feel free to contact us at

Latest COVID-19 Case Numbers and Provincial Response Framework

Latest Updates

ACCURO EMR template for COVID@Home is now available.

See Patient Resources for information on illness course, how to use a pulse ox, and breathing positions (among other topics).

Added information about pulse oximeters available from the Ministry of Health (found under Monitoring and Follow-up on COVID Assessment and Care Pathway ).

Added information on autoimmune thrombosis and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine under Vaccine Adverse Reactions section of COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Added Comparative Vaccine Brand Information at a glance section to COVID-19 Vaccine Information with information from the Centre for Effective Practice.

Updated March 29, AstraZeneca COVIShield Clotting Risk and Effectiveness Information 

Added FAQ: Working at the Hamilton COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics March 12, 2021 update to COVID and OTN Billing Codes and

Added additional resources and information on COVID-19 Vaccinations

Added substantial content to COVID Assessment and Care Pathway.

Updated testing criteria for children and isolation recommendations for contacts

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