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Outbreak Management

 

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

 

Respiratory Outbreaks

 

Influenza Outbreaks

Note: for further information on Influenza please go to Influenza under Health Care Professionals

 

Gastroenteritis Outbreaks

 

Additional Resources

 

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