COVID-19: Guidance for Prioritizing Health Care Workers for COVID-19 Vaccination v2 Feb 9

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Vaccines

Summary

  • Demand for COVID-19 vaccine will initially exceed available supply; prioritization must be set among health care workers.
  • Health care workers are prioritized based on risk of exposure, patient populations served, and incidence of COVID-19 outbreaks.
  • An ethics and equity lens should be applied to all prioritization decision-making.

Actions

  • Prioritization decision making framework and risk matrix are new tools to assist with guidance.

DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.

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