OPSI COVID-19 Innovative Response Tracker

Ontario COVID-19 self-assessment

Innovative response

If Ontarians (Canada) think they have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, they can use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care.

In one week over 1 million Ontarians used the tool.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

There is immense pressure on health services to make sure they are allocating their limited resources efficiently, whilst simultaneously ensuring that the popualation is fully informed about the best behaviour during the crisis. This tool will allow Ontarians to complete information about their systems, to have the best course of action recommended to them, thus ensuring that the best decisions are being made for individual and public heatlh.

Organisations/institutions involved

Ontario

Potential issues

Ontario Government

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Level(s) of government:
  • Regional/State government

Issues being addressed:

  • Patient care
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis