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News release: December 24, 2021

Peel Public Health rescinds Section 22 Class Order for workplaces

Brampton - (December 24, 2021) – In response to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant of concern (VOC), the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario has directed Peel Public Health, along with all other Ontario Public Health Units, to urgently prioritize local public health resources to support vaccination and the management of cases, contacts, and outbreaks in high-risk settings.

Therefore, Peel Public Health is rescinding the section 22 Class Order for Workplaces in Peel dated October 14, 2021 effective immediately. Peel Public Health appreciates the efforts to comply with the previously issued instructions.

Adherence to identified provincial regulations and guidance remains crucial to protecting the health and wellbeing of our residents. Please refer to our website for more information.

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Sangeeta Sundaresan
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
Tel: 437-225-4898

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.