As of Thursday, Ontario's stay-at-home order officially came into effect, mandating everyone in the province to leave home only for essential reasons.\nWhile the province has provided guidelines, Toronto has also published its own breakdown of dos and don'ts.\nEditor's Choice: 6 Ontario Jobs That Will Pay Up To $35/hr To Work From Home With Little Experience\n\n#CityOfTO modifies services to adhere to and support new provincial regulations and stay-at-home order. News release: https://t.co/D4vxHkIWWz pic.twitter.com/LmMRQj4642— City of Toronto (@cityoftoronto) January 15, 2021\n\nThese essential reasons can be grouped into several categories: food shopping, pharmacy trips, health care services, exercise, and essential work. \nHowever, according to the City of Toronto, there are a number of activities within these categories that you can still partake in.\nYou are encouraged to order take-out from your favourite restaurant, but you're not allowed to hang around outside and eat.\nAnd while you're still allowed to go out shopping — even at St. Lawrence Market — you should go alone or with one other person if you need assistance.\nHowever, visiting St. Lawrence Market "with a group or for tourism" is not permitted. \nWeddings, funerals, and religious services are permitted, but with a maximum of ten people, indoors or outdoors.\n\nA limit of ten people also applies to mental health and substance use supports, which are allowed to continue.\nWhile the Toronto Zoo, museums, and art exhibits are closed, the city encourages us to visit some of these attractions virtually.\nIf you're looking for something to do outside the four walls of your house, it might have to fall under the umbrella of exercise.\nToronto's outdoor amenities, such as skating and tobogganing hills, are open and welcoming visitors. Outdoor fitness equipment and off-leash dog parks are also permitted.\nAs far as in-person visits, you are allowed to check on vulnerable family, friends, and neighbours and help them with necessities.