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Covid-19 Vaccination Reporting Act, 2021, S.O. 2021, c. 27, Sched. 1

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Covid-19 Vaccination Reporting Act, 2021

S.o. 2021, chapter 27
Schedule 1

Consolidation Period: From June 3, 2021 to the e-Laws currency date.

No amendments.

Definitions

1 In this Act,

“information” includes personal health information within the meaning of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004; (“renseignements”)

“Minister” means the Minister of Health, or such other Minister as may be assigned responsibility for the administration of this Act under the Executive Council Act; (“ministère”)

“Ministry” means the Ministry of the Minister; (“ministre”)

“personal health information” has the same meaning as in section 4 of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004; (“renseignements personnels sur la santé”)

“regulations” means the regulations made under this Act; (“règlements”)

“vaccinator” means any person or entity who administers a vaccine to an individual in Ontario; (“vaccinateur”)

“vaccine” means a vaccine to protect against COVID-19. (“vaccine”)

Providing information re individual

2 Every vaccinator shall ensure that the following information is disclosed to the Ministry in respect of every individual to whom the vaccinator administers a vaccine and every individual to whom the vaccinator declines to administer a vaccine, unless the individual has not supplied the information to the vaccinator:

1. The name or names of the individual, including a legal name, an alternate name or an alias.

2. The telephone number or email address of the individual.

3. The individual’s date of birth.

4. The individual’s sex.

5. The individual’s health number within the meaning of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004.

6. Any other information provided for in the regulations.

Providing information re vaccine

3 Every vaccinator shall ensure that the following information is disclosed to the Ministry with respect to each dose of a vaccine administered by the vaccinator:

1. Product name and manufacturer.

2. Date of administration.

3. Lot number.

4. Expiry date.

5. Dose number for the individual it was administered to.

6. The responsible public health unit for the geographic area in which the dose was administered.

7. The anatomical location of injection.

8. The route of administration.

9. Any other information provided for in the regulations.

Information re vaccinator

4 Every vaccinator shall ensure that the following information is disclosed to the Ministry with respect to the vaccinator:

1. The vaccinator’s name.

2. The vaccinator’s contact information.

3. The vaccinator’s professional designation and licence number.

4. Any other information provided for in the regulations.

Use and disclosure of reportable information by Ministry

5 The Ministry shall use and disclose the information disclosed to it under sections 2, 3 and 4 in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 and with any additional requirements that may be provided for in the regulations.

Directives

6 (1) The Minister may make directives in writing respecting the form, manner and timing of the disclosures required under sections 2, 3 and 4, and every vaccinator to whom a directive is directed shall comply with the directive.

Not a regulation

(2) A directive under this section is not a regulation within the meaning of Part III (Regulations) of the Legislation Act, 2006.

Regulations

7 The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations,

(a) respecting and governing anything that, under this Act, may be prescribed or provided for in the regulations;

(b) modifying or clarifying the definition of “vaccinator” for the purposes of this Act;

(c) respecting how vaccinators may provide information under sections 2, 3 and 4;

(d) providing for exemptions from this Act or any provision of this Act, and setting conditions on such an exemption;

(e) generally, for carrying out the purposes, provisions and intent of this Act.

8 Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Act).

9 Omitted (enacts short title of this Act).

 

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