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Last Updated: June 18, 2020

This framework is designed to provide guidelines for the relaunch of volunteers to support acute care health services during and following the COVID-19 response. Implementation of this framework is dependent on service needs and may differ depending on the facility and the ability to meet COVID -19 guidelines. These decisions will be made in collaboration with Volunteer Resources and the appropriate Site Leadership reporting structure. Note: This guidance document does not apply to Long Term Care, Designated Supportive Living, and other licensed supportive living, all of which remain subject to CMOH Order 23-2020.       

Key Considerations:

Volunteer programs in acute care facilities can be relaunched in collaboration with site and program needs adhering to following criteria:

Appropriate registered volunteers are as follows:

Recruitment - In the event that Volunteer Resources must recruit new volunteers:

Information for relaunch of Long Term Care, Designated Supportive Living, and other licensed supportive living will occur in a separate document as CMOH orders dictate.