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Facility Outbreaks in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties

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HPEPH regularly posts a notice of open outbreaks in Hospitals, Long-Term Care, and Retirement Homes throughout Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Notices are posted during business hours when a new outbreak is declared, a causative agent is identified, affected unit(s) change, and/or an outbreak is declared over.

Outbreak Notice Number: 21-018
Updated: July 30, 2021

FacilityType of Facility*Type of OutbreakDate of OnsetDate DeclaredDate Over
Hallowell House
(Picton)
Sunset Wing
LTCRespiratoryJuly 29July 30
*Type of Facility: LTC=Long Term Care RH=Ret Home H=Hosp

For further information, please contact the Infectious and Communicable Disease program at 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 349.

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COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

Individuals 12 and over who have not yet had a first dose, or those who meet the minimum second dose interval are now eligible to attend HPEPH walk-in clinics. To view the schedule, visit the Booking and Eligibility Page.

If you attended a clinic and did not receive an email copy of your vaccination receipt you can download a copy off the provincial booking site at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine.

PHARMACY-BASED VACCINATIONS

Individuals 12 and over can also receive their vaccination at participating local pharmacies. Please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations for location and registration information.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN HPEPH

On Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario moved to Step 3  of the the Roadmap to Reopen. We must all continue to follow the public health measures, advice and restrictions. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 100 people in Step 3, and distancing must be maintained. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19?

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.