St. Patrick's Home of Ottawa is committed to protecting the health and safety of our residents and staff.
As a Long-Term Care Home in Ontario, St. Pat’s continues to follow the guidelines of the Ministry of Long Term Care and Ottawa Public Health in regards to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus):
- Effective March 31, 2023, there are no longer requirements for active screening or rapid testing to enter the home. Everyone entering the home is expected to self-screen for any symptoms. PLEASE DO NOT VISIT IF YOU ARE SICK!
- Effective November 7, 2023, staff, students, volunteers and support workers are required to wear a mask in all resident areas. Caregivers and visitors are strongly recommended to mask in all resident areas except when eating or drinking with a resident.
- St. Patrick’s Home Senior Leadership provides frequent communications to families which are emailed to the primary contacts for residents. These communications can also be found at the links below.
NO COVID OUTBREAK
Updated February 21, 2024
COVID-19 Public Information
The following links provide the most up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 virus and important resources:
Ottawa Public Health:
Public Health Ontario:
Ontario’s Ministry of Health:
World Health Organization: