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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
Hotel Dieu-Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
541 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines
1 East
May 12, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
West Park Health Centre
103 Pelham Rd., St. Catharines
1st Floor / 2nd Floor
May 4, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Albright Manor
5050 Hillside Dr., Lincoln
3 Floor, 4 N/E and 5 N/E
May 3, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Rapelje Lodge
277 Plymouth Rd., Welland
May 2, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Port Colborne General Site
250 Sugarloaf Rd., Port Colborne
L2S / L2W
April 29, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Maple Park Lodge
6 Hagey Ave., Fort Erie
Cardinal Court & Robin Parkway
April 21, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Tufford Manor Retirement Home
312 Queenston St., St. Catharines
Whole facility (Retirement 1 Floor)
905-682 0411
April 12, 2022 Scabies
Northland Pointe
2 Fielden Ave., Port Colborne
Harbour Heights and Lakeside Garden
April 11, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Welland County General Site
65 Third St., Welland
4th Floor , 3 South Medical
April 1, 2022 COVID-19 Respiratory
Niagara Health - Greater Niagara General Site
5546 Portage Rd., Niagara Falls
Rainbow, Brock, Unit C
March 20, 2022 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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