Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for April 18, 2019

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.

* New information since last posting

Facility Name

Type of Facility & Affected Area

Date Declared

Date Declared Over

Type of Outbreak Organism (if identified)

Caressant Care

24 Louise St, Harriston

Long Term Care Home

March 30

  Respiratory - Human metapneumovirus

Dufferin Oaks

151 Centre St, Shelburne

Long Term Care Home - Entire Facility April 8   Respiratory - Influenza A

Elliott Community

170 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Long Term Care Home - Wellington Unit April 15   Respiratory

Morriston Park Nursing Home

7363 Calfass Rd, Puslinch

Long Term Care Home April 2 *April 18 Respiratory

St. Joseph Health Centre

100 Westmount Rd, Guelph

Long Term Care Home - Mapleview/Magnolia (3W) April 17   Respiratory - Influenza A

Stone Lodge

165 Cole Rd, Guelph

Retirement Home April 12   Respiratory - Influenza A

Stone Lodge

165 Cole Rd, Guelph

Retirement Home April 14   Enteric

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Retirement Home - Williamsburg West April 16   Respiratory - *Influenza A

Wellington Terrace

474 Wellington Rd 18, Elora

Long Term Care Home - Entire Facility April 5   Respiratory

Download printable version of the Retirement & LTC Outbreak Bulletin for April 18, 2019 (PDF, 1 page)

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.