Health Care Facility Outbreaks

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.

Current outbreaks

Outbreak listings are updated daily from Monday to Friday.

If you are visiting a facility during an outbreak, consider taking certain precautions.

Facility / Unit Declared Organism Type
Lincoln Park Retirement Residence
265 Main St. E., Grimsby
2nd Floor
905-309-0055
January 29, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Rapelje Lodge
277 Plymouth Rd., Welland
H500
905-714-7428
January 29, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Port Colborne General Site
250 Sugarloaf Rd., Port Colborne
L2S/L2WST
905-834-4501
January 28, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Greater Niagara General Site
5546 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls
Trillium Unit
905-358-0171
January 27, 2023 Parainfluenza Virus Respiratory
West Lincoln Memorial Hospital - Hamilton Health Sciences
167 Main St. E., Grimsby
C Ward
905-945-2253
January 27, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Welland County General Site
65 Third St., Welland
W3S MED
905-732-6111
January 26, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
R. H. Lawson Eventide Home
5050 Jepson St., Niagara Falls
Facility Wide
905-356-1221
January 23, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Chapel Heights
7373 Niagara Square Drive, Niagara Falls
3rd Floor
905-371-0121
January 21, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Westhills Care Centre
179 Louth Street, St. Catharines
Cedar & Maple Court - Covid-19, Maple Court - Unknown
905-682-0503
January 17, 2023 COVID-19,
Unknown
Respiratory
Loyalist Retirement Home
190 King St., St. Catharines
Entire Facility
905-641-4422
January 16, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Meadows of Dorchester, The
6623 Kalar Rd., Niagara Falls
Spring Garden, Villa& Primrose
905-357-1911
January 12, 2023 COVID-19,
Respiratory syncytial virus
Respiratory
Garden City Manor
168 Scott St., St. Catharines
Second Floor
905-934-3321
January 11, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory
Henley House, The
20 Ernest St., St. Catharines
Centennial, Lakeside
905-937-9703
January 8, 2023 COVID-19 Respiratory

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Precautions taken during an outbreak

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.

Prevent the spread of infection

Niagara Region Public Health works with facilities and provide infection prevention and control best practices to manage outbreaks.

Watch the COVID-19 in Niagara outbreak management video.

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.).

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