Outbreak Information

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Immunization Mandatory for Long-Term Care Workers

Copernicus Lodge is happy to share that that the Ontario Government announced today that all long-term care (LTC) staff, support workers, students and volunteers in Ontario will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 15, 2021, or to show proof of a valid medical exemption.

As part of the AdvantAge Ontario Coalition of non-profit long-term care homes who announced a required immunization policy that is set to take effect October 4, 2021, we are pleased that the Government has taken this important step to protect our residents, tenants, families, staff, agency staff, students, physicians, volunteers and contractors from COVID-19.

Read the official release from the Ontario Government.

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Influenza Vaccine Consent Form for Long-Term Care Residents

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New required COVID-19 immunization policy announcement

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Updated Copernicus Lodge IPAC Guidelines for Essential Care Providers from March 2, 2021 Click here.

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The COVID-19 outbreak declared on Dec. 16, 2020 was declared over by Toronto Public Health on Feb. 26, 2021. Thank you to everyone for working so hard to get the outbreak under control and for consistently following our infection control measures.

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CLICK HERE to access the City of Toronto's very informative COVID-19 map of Status of Cases in Toronto.

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To download the COVID Alert App, Canada's free exposure notification app CLICK HERE

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