Outbreak Control Measures

Be prepared

Every LTCH should:

  • Evaluate and update their outbreak policies and procedures annual in accordance with evidence-based practices or prevailing practices.
  • Ensure staff are educated about outbreak management and control.


Notify the Health Unit

If you suspect your facility is in outbreak, contact Southwestern Public Health to discuss outbreak management and control with a member of the Infectious Diseases Team: Woodstock: 519-421-9901 or St. Thomas: 519-631-9900


Implement outbreak control measures

Last Updated: January 4, 2019