COVID-19 Updates and Information

The College of Psychologists  is actively reviewing the COVID-19 situation and will provide updates as they are available. 

The Ministry of Health has information for health care providers and provides daily updates every weekday at 10:30am:  Ministry of Health  COVID-19 Guidance for the Health Sector

Vaccination Information from Public Health Units

COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario will be distributed by each local Public Health Unit. The College has received information regarding COVID-19 vaccination appointments from the following local Public Health Units. We anticipate hearing from other PHU’s and will update this list as more information is received.

Members may wish to review the information provided by their local Public Health Unit about COVID vaccines and roll-out plans. To find the contact information for your local Public Health Unit click here.


Recent Communication from the College:

College Office to Move to Remote Service – How to Contact Us 

March 17, 2021 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Vaccination Information Update

March 1, 2021 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Vaccine Information
  • Practice Considerations

January 12, 2021 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Updates

December 21, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Updates

November 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Updates

October 31, 2020 – HeadLines Article

  • COVID-19 Inquiries

June 26, 2020 – COVID – 19 Information for Members

  • Update and Resources

May 27, 2020 – COVID – 19 Information for Members

  • Revised Directive #2
  • COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart
  • Physical Distancing
  • Screening
  • General Office
  • Resource – COVID Guidance: Essential Workplaces

  May 14, 2020 – COVID – 19 Information for Members:  Return to Work Planning

  • Announcement Re: Stage 1 Openings
  • Physical Distancing
  • Screening
  • Office
  • Resource  – COVID-19 Guidance: Essential Workplaces

April 20, 2020 – COVID – 19 Information for Members:  Frequently Asked Questions

  • In-Person vs Remote Services
  • Hospital-Based Services
  • Personal Use of One’s Office
  • Emergency Services: Recordkeeping
  • Emergency Services: Supervision of Non-Regulated Providers

April 8, 2020 – COVID – 19 Information for Members

  • Health Care Provider Recruitment by the Ministry of Health
  • Further Information on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
  • Redeployment Requests Made of Members by Employers

March 30, 2020 – Important Fee Payment and Renewal Information

  • Fee Deadline Extended to August 1, 2020
  • Renewal Deadline for Practice Update Form Remains June 1, 2020
  • Changing Your Certificate of Registration

 March 23, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Directive from Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • Health Care Provider Recruitment


 March 22, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Psychological Services by Out of Province Practitioners to Clients Temporarily Relocated to Ontario
  • Continuing Professional Development Requirements and Deadlines
  • Information from the Canadian Psychological Association

March 17, 2020  – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • An Introduction to Telehealth
  • Release of Personal Health Information to Public Health Officials
  • Links to Official Websites

March 16, 2020 – COVID-19 Information to Members

  • Practitioners to Make Decisions Regarding Continued In-Person Service
  • College Offices Closed and Meetings to be Held Electronically, When Possible 

March 13, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  • Official Websites
  • Client Screening 

March 6, 2020 – COVID-19 Information for Members

  •  Ontario Ministry of Health
  •  Canadian Government
  •  American Psychological Association