Outbreak Bulletin for April 19, 2024

  • Please call 1-800-265-7293 ext. 7006 for questions related to COVID-19, including healthcare decision making.
  • Please call 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4752 for facility outbreaks and for other respiratory or enteric disease questions in facilities.

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

Long Term Care, Retirement Homes, Hospitals

Facility Name Type of Facility & Affected Area Date Declared Date Declared Over Type of Outbreak & Organism (if identified)

Homewood Health Centre

150 Delhi St, Guelph



April 15   Covid-19

Lord Dufferin

32 First St, Orangeville

Retirement Home

Facility Wide

April 19   Covid-19

St. Joseph’s Health Centre

100 Westmount Rd, Guelph

Long Term Care Home


April 19   Respiratory


Facility Name Date Declared      Date Declared Over      Type of Outbreak & Organism (if identified)     



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