COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization for the Developmental Services Sector

The enclosed letter from the Developmental Services Provincial Network, to Hon. Christine Elliott, Minister of Health, offers the input, expertise and advice of key representatives from the Developmental Services sector.  This request also seeks clarification with regard to the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals living with developmental disabilities and the developmental services workers who support them.  Hon. Todd Smith, Minister of Children, Community & Social Services (MCCSS) is copied on this correspondence to encourage collaboration and transparency.


 January 29, 2021 

Hon. Christine Elliott
Minister of Health
College Park 5th Floor
777 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M7A 2J3

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged everyone. Frontline workers in the developmental services sector have been working hard alongside dedicated doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to keep people safe. So far, we have enjoyed some success in protecting people with intellectual disabilities from the worst ravages of COVID-19. The support of your government has made an enormous difference in the … Read Full Letter

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