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Outbreak Notification

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, homes that are in outbreak are only allowing visitors for residents who are very ill or in end-of-life care. Homes that are not in outbreak are accepting outdoor visits. Contact the Long Term Care centre before visiting.

Help us prevent infections in our centres by following our visitors’ guidelines each time you visit.

NO CENTRES HAVE OUTBREAKS AT THIS TIME

  • In order to protect our residents we ask that you refrain from visiting when you are ill
  • If you plan to visit the centre, upon arrival in the centre please see the Charge Nurse for further direction prior to entering an Outbreak Unit
  • Visit one resident only and exit the building promptly after your visit
  • Ensure to wash your hands before and after visiting the centre
  • If you are experiencing 2 (two) or more of any of the listed symptoms refrain from visiting the centre until you are symptom-free

Centres experiencing COVID-19 outbreak

None at this time.

A COVID-19 outbreak is defined as one or more cases (staff or resident) in the home. Visit our Peel Long Term Care COVID-19 page for up-to-date case numbers and information.

Symptoms

Symptoms in bold are the most common

Respiratory Gastrointestinal
  • Runny nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Hoarseness
  • Dry cough
  • Congested cough
  • Chills
  • Muscle aches
  • Fever > 37.5 degrees Celsius or 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sputum production
  • Chest pain
  • Increased rate of breathing (> 25 breaths per minute)
  • Fatigue or loss of appetite
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Increased confusion
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach cramps
  • Fever > 37.5 degrees Celsius or 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit

If you have questions or concerns about infection control at our centres, please send us an e-mail Peel Health or call us at 905.791.7800.

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