Ontario Strengthens Stay-at-Home Order
Updated: Apr 28, 2021
In a press conference Friday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health provided an update on COVID-19 restrictions in the province.
The stay-at-home order has been extended by two weeks and will now end on May 19, 2021.
No outdoor gatherings except with people in your household.
You must stay at home, unless you are going out for essential reasons such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including vaccination appointments), for exercise or for work that can not be done from home.
Residential evictions are suspended.
All Non-Essential Retail - Curbside Pickup from 7am to 8pm and Delivery from 6am to 9pm
Big Box Stores - Groceries, Household Cleaning Supplies, Pharmacy items, Personal Care items and pet care supplies ONLY - 25% capacity
Businesses that sell, rent or repair mobile or medical devices - 25% capacity
Cannabis Stores - Curbside Pickup 9am to 8pm and Delivery 9am-9pm
Dealerships that sell vehicles, boats or other watercraft - 25% capacity
Eyewear Stores - 25% capacity
Grocery Stores - 25% capacity
Indoor and Outdoor Garden Centres - 7am to 8pm at 25% capacity
Libraries - Contactless Curbside, Delivery or Pick-Up ONLY
Liquor Stores (including Beer, Wine and Spirits) - 7am to 8pm at 25% capacity, 6am-9pm delivery
Pharmacies - 25% capacity
Restaurants - Takeout, Drive-Thru and Delivery ONLY
Retail Stores operated by Telecommunications Providers - 25% capacity
Safety Supply Stores - 25% capacity
Shopping Malls - Curbside Pickup and Delivery
Vehicle and Equipment Repair - 25% capacity
Weddings, funerals and other religious services, rites or ceremonies - 10% capacity
Amusement parks, water parks
Bathhouses and sex clubs
Casinos, bingo halls and gaming establishments
Concert venues, theatres and cinemas (includes drive in or drive through events)
Horse racing (open for training only, no races or spectators)
Indoor and outdoor sports and recreational amenities
Museums and cultural amenities
Personal care services
Tour and guide services
Zoos and aquariums (permitted to operate for the care of animals)