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Outbreak Notification

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

  • 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


Last Updated: Thursday, January 11, 2018

LTC Centre units experiencing an outbreak

Please follow the preceeding guidelines to reduce the risk of infection -- in our home and yours.

LTC Centre Floor Type
Sheridan Villa  1st floor, Spruce Lane Gastrointestinal
Tall Pines  1st floor, Humber Gastrointestinal
 1st floor, Pinerose Gastrointestinal
 2nd floor, Castlemore Gastrointestinal
 2nd floor, Woodhill Gastrointestinal
 3rd floor, Mayfield Gastrointestinal
 3rd floor, Wildfield Gastrointestinal

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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