Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for April 16, 2018


Under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA), Public Health is required to follow up on reports of suspected and/or confirmed outbreaks of enteric and respiratory illnesses in retirement and long-term care homes. The list below provides an up-to-date list of current outbreaks at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph area retirement and long-term care homes.

* New information since last posting

Facility Name

Type of Facility & Affected Area

Date Declared

Date Declared Over

Type of Outbreak Organism (if identified)

Birmingham Retirement Community

356 Birmingham St E, Mount Forest

Retirement Home April 4



Caressant Care

24 Louise St, Harriston

Long-Term Care April 11   Respiratory

Lord Dufferin Centre

32 First St, Orangeville

Retirement Home *April 16



Royal on Gordon

1691Gordon St, Guelph

Retirement Home April 11


Respiratory - Influenza A

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Food Recall Alerts

For the list of the most recent public advisories for high-risk food recalls, please visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website.