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This information is posted when a new outbreak is declared, when a causative agent is identified and/or when an outbreak is declared over. If you have questions about these outbreaks, please contact the facility.

For further information, call Infectious Diseases program staff at 705-743-1000. This information is posted on www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca

The following facilities in Peterborough County and City are experiencing an outbreak:

Facility Name
Extendicare Lakefield
19 Fraser Street Lakefield ON, K0L 2H0
705-652-7112

Onset of First Case (Y/M/D): 2018-06-28

Date Reported (Y/M/D): 2018-07-03

Type of Outbreak: Respiratory

Causative Agent: Unknown

Recommendations: During an unknown respiratory outbreak, staff/volunteers working at this facility should be advised not to work at any other facility.

Contact: Jessica Andrews, RN

Date Declared Over (Y/M/D): 

Syndromic Surveillance

PPH-Syndromic-Surveillance-Biweekly-Report-June-11-to-June-24-2018

PPH Syndromic Surveillance Bi-weekly Report – May 14 – May 27, 2018

PPH Syndromic Surveillance Bi-weekly Report – April 30 to May 13, 2018

Designated Officers

The role of a Designated Officer involves assessing a situation to determine if an Emergency Service Worker has been exposed to a communicable disease.

The following Designated Officer training module will aid Designated Officers in this role including the Mandatory Blood Testing Act (MBTA).

The following links to the essential forms are provided below as a quick reference, and are also provided within the module.

Mandatory Blood Testing Act (MBTA) Form 1 and Form 2

Emergency Service Worker-Exposure to Communicable Disease

ESW Exposure Risk Tool

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) Contacts for Designated Officers (D.O)

Blood Borne Exposure MBTA Process

Outbreaks

Facility Outbreaks

Reportable Diseases

For a list of reportable diseases and timelines of when to report to Public Health please see:

Reportable Disease List

For more information on reportable diseases please see:

Reportable Disease Websites

To report a positive mantoux test, please complete the following form and fax it to Peterborough Public Health at 705-743-2897

Report of a Positive TB Skin Test Form

Influenza (Flu)

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is now accepting applications for the 2018/2019 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP).

The application deadline date is June 30 2018.

The application process details, including the Prequalification Form are available on the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website at:

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/flu/uiip/

 

Note:

  • The Prequalification Form is an online, paperless process and organizations are encouraged to complete their applications in advance of the deadline date.
  • A valid insurance policy is required and must be valid from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. Detailed information about the insurance requirements can be found in the Prequalification Form.
  • Public health units will likely only have one opportunity to inspect each organization to determine adherence to provincial vaccine storage and handling requirements which are detailed in the Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines, available at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/oph_standards/reference.aspx

 

Thank you for your interest in the 2018/2019 UIIP.  We look forward to your participation.

Municipalities

More content coming soon…!

Owners and Operators

More content coming soon…!

Influenza (Flu)

Information for Long Term Care Facilities:

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is now accepting applications for the 2018/2019 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP).

The application deadline date is June 30 2018.

The application process details, including the Prequalification Form are available on the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/flu/uiip/

 

Note:

  • The Prequalification Form is an online, paperless process and organizations are encouraged to complete their applications in advance of the deadline date.
  • A valid insurance policy is required and must be valid from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. Detailed information about the insurance requirements can be found in the Prequalification Form.
  • Public health units will likely only have one opportunity to inspect each organization to determine adherence to provincial vaccine storage and handling requirements which are detailed in the Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines, available at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/oph_standards/reference.aspx

 

Thank you for your interest in the 2018/2019 UIIP.  We look forward to your participation.

Resources and Education

Forms