Public Health Unit Infection Prevention and Control Lapse Report
Infectious Disease Prevention
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Follow these tips to help avoid getting sick!
This free webinar will feature guest speaker Bois Marufov, Team Lead of Regional Support Team-Central West, Infection Prevention and Control Department, Public Health Ontario, and will focus on topics related to IPAC at workplaces.
Ce livret vous aidera à prendre en charge les élèves atteints d’une maladie transmissible qui fréquentent votre établissement.
This booklet will help support you in the management of a child attending your facility who has a communicable disease.
This report provides surveillance information regarding diseases that are reportable to the public health unit under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA). The information contained provides the evidence necessary to identify key trends in the reportable diseases covered under this report and health issues of local public health significance. Such evidence helps in the tailoring of public health efforts and the improvement of the health of Windsor-Essex County residents.
Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) are germs that can live in the gastrointestinal tract (bowels) of humans. Many people carry VRE and have no symptoms, sometimesreferred to as being colonized.
Group A Streptococci (GAS) bacteria can cause many different infections that are mostly mild.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is a fragrance free workplace. Please do not use fragrant products when visiting the Health Unit.