As part of Toronto Public Health's emergency response, COVID-19 Outreach Workers have been deployed throughout the city in order to increase resident awareness of COVID-19 prevention and testing information among disproportionately impacted communities. This multi-lingual team conducts a wide range of outreach activities, including:
- Direct outreach to Toronto residents in a variety of in-person settings and online platforms.
- COVID-19 presentations which are adapted to meet the specific needs of diverse resident groups and community organizations.
- Collaboration with various organizations to promote community testing sites.