Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for November 23, 2020

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.

  • Please call our call centre (1-800-265-7293 x7006) for questions related to COVID-19. If you have any COVID-19 related questions that require healthcare decision making, please call our healthcare provider backline at 1-800-265-7293 x7011.
  • Please call 1-800-265-7293 x 4752 for outbreaks and for other respiratory disease questions.
  • Please call Kyley Alderson, at 1-800-265-7293 x 4208 if you require additional support related to COVID-19 and you are unable to access the support you need through our call centre.
  • Please continue to check our website (https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/your-health/covid-19-information-public) for the latest information and updates.

 

* New information since last posting

Facility Name

Type of Facility & Affected Area

Date Declared

Date Declared Over

Type of Outbreak Organism (if identified)

Birmingham Retirement Community

356 Birmingham St E, Mount Forest

Retirement Home November 19  

Respiratory - COVID-19

Caressant Care

215 Eliza St, Arthur

Long Term Care Home November 12   Respiratory - COVID-19

Caressant Care

450 Queen St E, Fergus

Long Term Care Home November 8 *November 23 Respiratory - COVID-19

Royal Terrace

600 Whites Rd, Palmerston

Long Term Care Home *November 22   Respiratory - COVID-19

Stone Lodge

165 Cole Rd, Guelph

Retirement Home November 18   Respiratory - COVID-19

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Retirement Home - Emma November 6

*November 21

Respiratory - COVID-19

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Long Term Care Home - Mapleton November 10 *November 23 Respiratory - COVID-19

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Long Term Care Home - Eramosa November 19   Respiratory - COVID-19

 

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.