As the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads in Ontario, the province has announced  a temporary move to a modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen. This move is intended to help blunt the current surge of transmission and prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed during the province’s accelerated booster dose rollout. Under Step 2, additional provincial measures include reduced social gathering limits to 5 people indoors and 10 people outdoors, increased restrictions for certain businesses such as bars, restaurants and indoor recreational sports and fitness activities, enhanced work from home guidelines, and reduced capacity by 50 per cent for retail. See the province’s January 3, 2022, news release for more details.