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NO OUTBREAK

Effective November 19, 2019

 

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!  Get your flu shot!

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: WHEN YOU CAN RETURN:
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 without symptoms
Respiratory type illness
  • Myalgia (muscle ache)
  • Runny nose/ sneezing
  • Sore throat/ hoarseness
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Malaise (fatigue)
  • New or Worsening Cough
  • Fever/abnormal body temperature
    (< 35.5°C or > 37.5°C) or a temperature that is known to be abnormal for you
On the 6th day after onset of symptoms

Following these guidelines will help keep our residents healthy.  Thank you for your ongoing support of our residents’ well-being.