Mid-Year (January to June) 2016
|AREA OF FOCUS||APPLIES? YES/NO|
|Strategic Plan Direction/Goal||No|
|Ontario Public Health Standard, 2008 (OPHS)||Yes|
Manager: Jagjit Singh Bajwa
Director: Rob Thompson
Division: Health Protection
Summary of Strategic Plan Goal and Operational Plan Objective(s)
PROGRAM OPERATIONAL OBJECTIVE
Human rabies is prevented in all reported suspected rabies exposures.
IS THIS A NEW INITIATIVE OR UPDATE OF EXISTING INITIATIVE?
Existing Initiative/Program Update
Summary of OPHS Program Requirement(s):
Rabies Prevention and Control
To prevent the occurrence of rabies in humans.
Disease Prevention/Health Protection
To report rabies data elements in accordance with the Health Protection and Promotion Act and the Rabies Prevention and Control Protocol, 2008 (or as current).
To address the prevention and control of rabies threats as per a local Rabies Contingency Plan, as outlined in the Rabies Prevention and Control Protocol, 2008
Percent of suspected rabies exposures reported with investigation initiated within one day of Public Health Unit notification. Target was 99 percent.
HAS A PERFORMANCE VARIANCE OR DISCREPANCY BEEN IDENTIFIED?
- To date in 2016, 22 specimens were sent to the rabies laboratory for post mortem testing (4 Canine, 2 Feline, 13 Wild animals, 2 Livestock).
All 22 specimens were negative for rabies.
Post Exposure Treatment
- To date in 2016, 31 persons received post exposure treatment for known or suspect rabies exposures.
Part 1: Percent of suspected rabies exposures reported with investigation initiated within one day of Public Health Unit notification. Target was 99 percent.
Within 1 calendar day: 100%
After 1 calendar day: 0%
Part 2: Count of suspected rabies exposures investigations involving dogs and cats by vaccination status, and livestock and wild life exposures.
DOG VACCINATION STATUS
Not vaccinated/not up to date: 26
Unknown vaccination status: 53
CAT VACCINATION STATUS
Not vaccinated/not up to date: 21
Unknown vaccination status: 39
Total LIVESTOCK investigations: 5
Total WILDLIFE investigations: 34
|Rabies Report 2016 (Jan-Dec)|
|Exposure by Species||Q1||Q2||Q3||Q4||Annual||Annual|
*Livestock - Horse, Goat, Cow, etc.
**Wild-Skunk, Raccoon, Bat, Fox, Opossum, Ground Hog, etc.
LEGEND: W=Wellington, D=Dufferin, G=Guelph, O=Outside Region, U=unknown
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