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COVID-19 Outbreak Guidance for Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH)

From the Ontario Ministry of Health - Emerging information on COVID-19 suggests older adults with underlying health conditions are at increased risk of severe outcomes. Therefore, early identification of cases associated with LCTHs and rapid implementation of outbreak control measures are essential to preventing spread within the home.

This resource includes:

  • Preventing the introduction of COVID-19 into Long Term Care Homes and preparedness measures before the detection of a case in LTCHs

  • Triggering an outbreak assessment

  • Outbreak management

  • Additional outbreak control measures

  • Communications

  • Declaring the outbreak over

Download full document: COVID-19 Outbreak Guidance for Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH)


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