Outbreak

Status

St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa has an active Infection Prevention and Control Committee that monitors all resident and staff illness.

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NO OUTBREAK

As of February 22, 2017.

Outbreak Control

If YOU are ill or even suspect that you might be Ill PLEASE Do Not Visit the Home Keep our Residents Safe!

Keep on washing your hands!

St. Patrick’s Home has an active Infection Prevention and Control Committee that monitors all resident and staff illness.

A Pandemic Plan is in place – in the Home, in the City and in the Province.

Remember

Handwashing is the key to controlling infections. As always, if YOU become ill, please follow these standards:

IF YOU HAVE HAD: SYMPTOMS STAY AWAY FOR:
Gastro-enteritis Nausea
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Abdominal cramping
Fever/abnormal body temperature
(< 35.5°C or > 37.5°C) or a temperature that is known to be abnormal for you.
48 hours after the last symptom ends
Respiratory type illness Myalgia (muscle ache)
Runny nose/ sneezing
Sore throat/ hoarseness
Nasal Congestion
Chills
Headache
Malaise (fatigue)
Cough
Fever/abnormal body temperature
(< 35.5°C or > 37.5°C) or a temperature that is known to be abnormal for you.
48 hours after the last symptom ends