Outbreak Bulletin for September 22, 2021

Outbreak
  • 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 disease questions in facilities.
  • Please call Lauren Alonso if you require additional facility-related 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.

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)

Avalon Care Centre

355 Broadway, Orangeville

Long Term Care - 2nd Floor September 20   Respiratory

Chartwell Wellington Park

181 Janefield Ave, Guelph

Retirement Home September 9   Respiratory - COVID-19

Workplaces

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

Western Hotel and Burgers

72 Macdonell St, Guelph

September 17   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.