Retirement and Long-Term Care Outbreak Bulletin for February 26, 2021


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.

  • Please call our call centre (1-800-265-7293 x7006) for questions related to COVID-19. If you have any COVID-19 related questions that require healthcare decision making, please call our healthcare provider backline at 1-800-265-7293 x7011.
  • Please call 1-800-265-7293 x 4752 for outbreaks and for other respiratory disease questions.
  • Please call Kyley Alderson, at 1-800-265-7293 x 4208 if you require additional support related to COVID-19 and you are unable to access the support you need through our call centre.
  • Please continue to check our website ( for the latest information and updates.


* New information since last posting

Facility Name

Type of Facility & Affected Area

Date Declared

Date Declared Over

Type of Outbreak Organism (if identified)

Caressant Care

215 Eliza St, Arthur

Long Term Care Home December 26   Respiratory - COVID-19

Elliott Community

168 and 170 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Retirement Home  February 11   Respiratory - COVID-19

Elliott Community

170 Metcalfe St, Guelph

Long Term Care Home February 11 *February 25 Respiratory - COVID-19

Royal Terrace

600 Whites Rd, Palmerston

Long Term Care Home February 24   Respiratory - COVID-19

St. Joseph Health Centre

100 Westmount Rd, Guelph

4 North February 25   Respiratory - COVID-19

Village of Riverside Glen

60 Woodlawn Rd E, Guelph

Retirement Home - Facility Wide January 10   Respiratory - COVID-19

Wellington Terrace

474 Charles Allan Way, Fergus

Long Term Care Home - Maple Ridge February 25   Respiratory - COVID-19


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.