As the world adjusts to a new way of operating, we at Options Consulting Solutions (OCS) have consistently monitored the situation relating to COVID-19. Throughout the past few months, the care of our staff, clients and candidates has remained at the core of all of our decisions.
We have ensured that anyone we partner with continues to be informed, prepared and, most of all, safe. This has involved frequently referring to official guidelines provided by Public Health Canada1 and adjusting our business practices with any new developments.
The results of this have led to the following changes, to name a few:
These newly implemented procedures at OCS have been successful, helping us do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 whilst continuing to conduct business. During this time it is important for everyone to make adjustments such as these, especially those who are responsible for the safety of others. If you are an employer in need of support with policies, procedures, or if you have any questions, please contact us.
It is crucial that you are aware of the symptoms of COVID-19. If you are experiencing any signs of the virus, you should stay home, self-isolate immediately and contact a healthcare provider.
Symptoms of COVID-19 can include2:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you must contact Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000 TTY: 1-866-797-0007) or your healthcare provider for guidance.
Please also complete the Government Self-Assessment tool https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment
It is everyone’s responsibility to conduct themselves with consideration of their own and others’ health. Public Health Canada has published clear guidelines to follow to help prevent the spread of COVID-193:
If you have any questions, relating to employment, COVID-19 or any other matters, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this time of great uncertainty our best defence is to all work together and be good to one another.
1Being Prepared (Public Health Canada)
2Symptoms and Treatment (Public Health Canada)
3Prevention and Risks (Public Health Canada)
4Instructions on Effective Hand Washing
5Disinfectants with Evidence for Use Against COVID-19 (Public Health Canada)
World Health Organization (WHO) Advice
Recent Ontario Statistics