Outbreak Bulletin for June 02, 2023

  • Please call our call centre (1-800-265-7293 x7006) for questions related to COVID-19, including COVID-19 related questions that require healthcare decision making.
  • Please call 1-800-265-7293 x 4752 for facility outbreaks and for other respiratory or enteric disease questions in facilities.
  • Please continue to check our website (https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/your-health/covid-19-information-public) for the latest information and updates.

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)

Caressant Care

215 Eliza St Arthur

Long Term care home

Balsam unit

June 02   Respiratory

The Elliott Community

170 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Long Term Care Home

Paisley unit

May 31   Covid-19

Heritage House

2113 Gordon St, Guelph

Retirement Home

Facility Wide

May 29   Covid-19

Homewood Health Centre

150 Delhi St, Guelph


AMP Program

May 24   Covid-19

Homewood Health Centre

150 Delhi St, Guelph



May 29   Covid-19

St. Joseph’s Health Centre

100 Westmount Rd, Guelph

Long Term Care Home


May 18   Respiratory

St. Joseph’s Health Centre

100 Westmount Dr, Guelph

Long Term Care Home


May 26   Covid-19

Wellington Terrace

474 Charles Allan Way, Fergus

Long Term Care Home

Maple Ridge

May 27   Enteric


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



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