Residents living in long-term care facilities, lodging or group homes are at increased risk of catching communicable diseases. Factors such as age, underlying medical conditions and the environment all facilitate the transmission of infection from one person to another and increase the risk of potential outbreaks.
Common Cold vs. Influenza (Flu) - Healthful
Hepatitis A (Healthful)
Hepatitis B (Healthful)
Influenza: Avoiding the Spread (Healthful)
Meningococcal Meningitis (Healthful)
Reduce the Spread of the Flu!
Tips for Preventing the Spread of Infection at Home (Healthful)
What is Hepatitis C? (Healthful)
What Is Scabies? (Healthful)
What Should I Do If I Am A Hepatitis B Carrier? (Healthful)
CDC Diseases and Conditions
MOHLTC - Infectious Disease Protocol - Appendix A
Public Health Agency of Canada –Infectious Diseases
Public Health Ontario - PIDAC Best Practice Documents