Coronavirus Information and Resources

February 3, 2020

On December 31, 2019, a new strain of the coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China. While the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has been widely publicized in the past month, several cases in Canada have only recently been confirmed with others under investigation. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern.

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From the Public Health Agency of Canada:

Information for the management of people with fever and/or cough presenting to acute healthcare settings in Canada, who, within 14 days before onset of illness, have:
  • travelled to an affected area; or
  • been in close contact with a probable or confirmed case of 2019-nCoV; or
  • been in close contact with someone who has signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness and who has travelled to an affected area within 14 days prior to their onset of illness; or
  • had laboratory exposure to biological material known to contain 2019-nCoV.
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For more information and updates on the coronavirus outbreak, visit the Government of Canada, World Health Organization or the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care website.

 

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