Lakefield Extendicare – Respiratory Outbreak #062

Written by Communications, October 22, 2018

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

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

Facility Name

Lakefield Extendicare
19 Fraser St, Lakefield ON, K0L 2H0

Alert Date: 2018-10-22 Time: 4:20 pm (Alert #062)

Onset of First Case (Y/M/D): 2018-10-20

Date Reported (Y/M/D): 2018-10-22

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: Kaitlin Burnside, PHN

Date Declared Over (Y/M/D):