Complete this form to report any suspected or reported outbreak (COVID-19, Respiratory, Enteric) in a Toronto Congregate Settings (such as long term care home, retirement home, shelter, hospice, group home, acute care settings) to Toronto Public Health.

 

Detailed COVID-19 information is on our Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Health Professionals page.

Toronto Public Health works with health care professionals to manage outbreaks, and apply effective public health strategies to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases.

If you need to report an outbreak or are need of IPAC Consultation/ Educational Tools, please refer to the below posters for next steps and can be used to communicate key contact information within your facility.

 

Reporting a Respiratory Outbreak

To report a suspected or confirmed respiratory outbreak:

Business Hours (weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.):

  • Communicable Disease Liaison Unit (CDLU) facilities: call your CDLU liaison
  • Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes: complete the Initial Outbreak Notification e-Form and once completed call your LRCT Liaison

After hours (weekdays after 5 p.m., weekends and statutory holidays):

Managing a Respiratory Outbreak

*While we aim to provide fully accessible content, there is no text alternative available for some of the content on this site. If you require alternate formats or need assistance understanding our maps, drawings, or any other content, please contact us at LRCT@toronto.ca

Specimen Collection/Testing

Signage

Influenza

COVID-19

Reporting an Enteric (Gastroenteritis) Outbreak

To report a suspected or confirmed enteric outbreak:

Business Hours (weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.):

  • Communicable Disease Liaison Unit (CDLU) facilities: call your CDLU liaison
  • Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes: complete the Initial Outbreak Notification e-Form and once completed call your LRCT Liaison.

After hours (weekdays after 5 p.m, weekends and statutory holidays.):

Managing an Enteric (Gastroenteritis) Outbreak

*While we aim to provide fully accessible content, there is no text alternative available for some of the content on this site. If you require alternate formats or need assistance understanding our maps, drawings, or any other content, please contact us at LRCT@toronto.ca

Specimen Collection/Testing

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Norovirus

C-Difficile