Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for May 22, 2018

Outbreak

Under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA), Public Health is required to follow up on reports of suspected and/or confirmed outbreaks of enteric and respiratory illnesses in retirement and long-term care homes. The list below provides an up-to-date list of current outbreaks at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph area retirement and long-term care homes.

* New information since last posting

Facility Name

Type of Facility & Affected Area

Date Declared

Date Declared Over

Type of Outbreak Organism (if identified)

Caressant Care

450 Queen St E, Fergus

Long-Term Care, North Unit *May 20   Respiratory

Royal Terrace

600 Whites Rd, Palmerston

Long-Term Care May 14 *May 19 Enteric

Saugeen Valley Nursing Centre

465 Dublin St, Mount Forest

Long-Term Care April 27 *May 19 Enteric

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Long-Term Care, Mapleton Unit May 17 *May 20 Enteric

Download printable version of the Retirement & LTC Outbreak Bulletin for May 22, 2018 (PDF, 1 page)

Food Recall Alerts

For the list of the most recent public advisories for high-risk food recalls, please visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website.