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|
Bella Senior Care Residence
8720 Willoughby Dr., Niagara Falls
|February 18, 2020||
Note: This is not the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
277 Plymouth Rd., Welland
|February 25, 2020||Unknown||Respiratory|
When a health care facility has an outbreak, the following measures are put into place to help decrease the spread of illness:
We work with facilities and provide infection prevention and control best practices to prevent outbreaks.
Follow these steps to help stop the spread of the 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.).