Public Advisory: Currently, the Grey Bruce Health Unit region is in the YELLOW Protect level as outlined in the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open.  Read more here.

Infectious Diseases

 

The goal of the Infectious Diseases program is to prevent or reduce the burden of infectious diseases of public health importance through:

  • public education and awareness about infectious diseases, and infection prevention, and control practices
  • surveillance and early detection of cases and outbreaks of infectious diseases
  • investigation and control of infectious diseases in institutions and the community (sporadic cases and outbreaks)
  • providing infection and outbreak control advice to institutions and other professionals
  • supporting  clients, health practitioners and the community
  • inspection of facilities, such as: child care centres, long-term care homes, retirement homes, personal services settings (e.g. aesthetics, hair, tattoo, etc) 
  • increasing awareness (public and community partners) of infection prevention and control practices

 

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