As stated in Ontario Regulation 559/91 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, respiratory and gastroenteritis outbreaks in institutions are reportable to the Medical Officer of Health.
Outbreak prevention, preparation, implementation of control measures and early detection are vital to effective outbreak management. Please refer to the following resources to assist with the management of outbreaks.
PIDAC Best Practices
Tips for Successful Outbreak Management
Note: for further information on Influenza please go to Influenza under Health Care Professionals