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AAFC -Updates regarding COVID-19

Communications @hemptrade.ca  | Published on 3/8/2021
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Hello,

We would like to send you a few updates regarding COVID-19 and ask you to share this information in your networks. Please continue to consult the AAFC website regularly for updates.

1.       COVID-19 Emergency Orders in Council
Please find attached the signed bilingual Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Exemption and links below to the “Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Quarantine, Isolation and Other Obligations (PC #2021-075),” and information on the temporary exemption for agriculture, agri-food and seafood workers:

·     Order in Council for Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada Order (Quarantine, Isolation and Other Obligations (PC #2021-075)

·     Information on Requirements for Travel to Canada for Foreign Workers (including on the temporary exemption for agriculture, agri-food and seafood workers).

2.         Information on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the Public Health Agency of Canada
There are a number of updated resources available on the Public Health Agency of Canada website for the public including an Outbreak Update and the COVID-19 Virtual Assistant: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Vaccines

·       COVID-19 Vaccines:

o   NEW! Authorization of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine with English-only Vial and Carton Labels

o   NEW! Authorization of COVISHIELD with English-only Vial and Carton Labels

o   NEW! AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: What you should know

o   NEW! Canada to receive 2 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India

o   UPDATED! Recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines