Before going to school, everyone must complete a symptom assessment to make sure people stay home if they are not feeling well – this is one of the most important things we can do to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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With Thanksgiving behind us, and the cooler weather upon us, attentions are turning to Halloween. This year we all need to plan beyond our costume and prioritize health and safety to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is important that everyone, especially children understand that Halloween will look differently this year.
Long-term care and Retirement homes are regularly monitored and supported by Public Health Inspectors and Public Health Nurses. Outbreaks are managed through mandated outbreak management protocols under the guidance of the Ministry of Health.
Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes
Public Health Ontario (PHO) has a series of free infection prevention and control (IPAC) educational resources for those who work or visit LTCH and RH facilities.
The guidance applies to congregate living settings as identified in the COVID-19 Action Plan: Vulnerable People and includes a range of facilities where people (most or all of whom are not related) live
The guidance applies to congregate living settings as identified in the COVID-19 Action Plan: Vulnerable People and includes a range of facilities* where people (most or all of whom are not related) liv
Visiting Long-Term Care and Retirement Home Residents
UPDATE: As of October 22, 2020, all retirement homes in Windsor-Essex County are in ALERT status.
Thanksgiving is a time of tradition where we celebrate all we have to be thankful for. Often families travel and gather together to celebrate. This year we will all need to set new traditions to celebrate Thanksgiving safely and prevent the spread of COVID-19.