When a higher-than-average number of people who live and work in a health care facility are sick with similar symptoms. Visitors entering may be at risk of getting sick or taking the illness home to others.
If you are visiting a facility during an outbreak, consider taking certain precautions.
|Facility / Unit||Declared||Organism||Type|
Niagara Health - Welland County General Site
65 Third St., Welland
|April 15, 2021||COVID-19||Respiratory|
Short Hills Villa Retirement Community
1532 Pelham Rd., Pelham
|April 10, 2021||COVID-19||Respiratory|
Villa de Rose Retirement Suites
370 Hellems Ave., Welland
|April 4, 2021||COVID-19||Respiratory|
Loyalist Retirement Home
190 King St., St. Catharines
Centre Street Building
|April 3, 2021||COVID-19||Respiratory|
United Mennonite Home
4024 Twenty-Third St., Lincoln
|April 2, 2021||COVID-19||Respiratory|
For visitation in long-term care homes, retirement homes or hospitals, please follow-up with the specific health care facility for their visitation recommendations during outbreaks.
Ministry of Health guidance documents have been produced for a number of health sectors related to COVID-19. The documents are updated by the Ministry of Health as necessary.
Niagara Region Public Health works with facilities and provide infection prevention and control best practices to manage outbreaks.
Follow these steps to help stop the spread of infection.
For more information, call 905-688-8248 ext. 7330 or 1-888-505-6074 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.).