Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Information for Constituents

As per the latest recommendations from Ontario Public Service, my staff will be working from home. However we are continuing to serve the University-Rosedale community by phone: 416-535-7206 and email:

We're in this together. Don't hesitate to reach out to us.

Regular COVID-19 Updates

I am sending out regular dedicated updates on COVID-19, with a focus on providing the information and answering the questions that University-Rosedale residents are asking of me and my team.

You can sign up to receive these emails in your inbox at:

Here are the recent updates that were sent, as well as a summary of their contents:

Wednesday March 25 Update

  • Ontario Financial Statement
  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
  • List of Essential workplaces





Monday March 23 Update

  • Improved COVID-19 online self-assessment tool
  • Province's order to close all non-essential workplaces
  • City of Toronto's declaration of a state of emergency
  • Child care for essential workers
  • Calling on the Ontario Government to provide income support

Friday March 20 Update

  • Job protections
  • Moratorium on evictions
  • OHIP coverage
  • Social distancing

Wednesday March 18 Update

  • Federal Government’s Aid Announcement
  • Ontario state of emergency:

Updates are available daily on the following websites:

Information from Toronto Public Health on local cases, how to protect yourself and where to seek further medical support.

Information from Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Find out how to protect yourself, what to do if you’re sick and how to recognize possible symptoms. Updated twice daily, in 30 languages.

Information from the Government of Ontario and the Public Health Agency of Canada

Updates on the national response, travel advice and preparedness.

Important travel advisories and restrictions related to COVID-19, from the Government of Canada.

For medical advice

Telehealth Ontario

For medical advice, you may contact Telehealth Ontario, a free, confidential service. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Information is available in multiple languages. 

Telephone: 1-866-797-0000

If you have recently traveled 

If you have recently travelled outside of Canada, please follow the instructions from Toronto Public Health, available here