Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for December 11, 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)

Elliott Community

170 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Long-Term Care - 2nd Floor (Paisley), 3rd Floor (Fountain, Wellington)

* Fountain unit declared over December 11; Paisley and Wellington units continue in outbreak

December 1   Respiratory - RSV

Elliott Community

168 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Retirement Home - 4th Floor (Nottingham) December 4   Respiratory - RSV

Shelburne Residence Long Term Care Home

200 Robert St, Shelburne

Long-Term Care December 5   Respiratory - RSV

Download printable version of the Retirement & LTC Outbreak Bulletin for December 11, 2018 (PDF, 1 page)

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.