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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

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

Facility / Unit Declared Organism Type
Woodlands of Sunset , The
920 Pelham St., Welland
November 23, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Garden City Manor
168 Scott St., St. Catharines
Burgoyne House
November 22, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Rapelje Lodge
277 Plymouth Rd., Welland
House 300
November 21, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Bella Senior Care Residence
8720 Willoughby Dr., Niagara Falls
First Floor - Vineyards and Willoughby
November 19, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Extendicare Ltd.
283 Pelham Rd., St. Catharines
1st Floor
November 15, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Gilmore Lodge
50 Gilmore Rd., Fort Erie
Entire Facility
October 23, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Meadows of Dorchester, The
6623 Kalar Rd., Niagara Falls
Entire Facility
October 2, 2020 COVID-19 Respiratory
Millennium Trail Manor
6861 Oakwood Dr., Niagara Falls
Entire Facility
September 29, 2020 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.

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.).

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