First Round of COVID-19 Vaccinations Completed in All Ontario Long-Term Care Homes
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First Round of COVID-19 Vaccinations Completed in All Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

News Release First Round of COVID-19 Vaccinations Completed in All Ontario Long-Term Care Homes Accelerated vaccination rollout continues despite supply delays TORONTO — The first round of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in every long-term care home across Ontario to eligible residents who wanted one. This goal was achieved despite repeated delays and reductions of … Continue reading

Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions
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Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions

News Release Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations for Long-Term Care Homes in Priority Regions All residents and workers to be vaccinated by third week of January TORONTO — The Ontario government is continuing the rollout of Phase One of its vaccine implementation plan by ensuring that all residents, health care workers and essential caregivers at long-term … Continue reading

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Federal government funds Canadian Red Cross Supporting up to 20 Additional Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

News Release Federal government funds Canadian Red Cross Supporting up to 20 Additional Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes December 23, 2020 Ontario Welcomes Federal Assistance in Fighting COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — Through funding provided by the federal government, Canadian Red Cross teams are providing short-term support to an additional 20 long-term care and retirement homes … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

Rapid testing expands to include vulnerable Albertans

News Release Rapid testing expands to include vulnerable Albertans Rapid testing will be expanded across the province to reach Albertans in homeless shelters, long-term care facilities and remote rural communities. Starting Dec. 18, rapid point-of-care testing will begin at long-term care and designated supportive living facilities in the Edmonton Zone using dedicated mobile testing centres. … Continue reading

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Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes

News Release Ontario Supports Management Agreements at Two Long-Term Care Homes Temporary Measures are Required to Help Contain COVID-19 Outbreaks TORONTO — The Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved new voluntary management agreements for two long-term care homes in Scarborough and Richmond Hill to help address the current spread of COVID-19 in the homes and … Continue reading

Alberta

164 new cases identified last 24 hours; Starting Sept. 17, continuing care facilities and hospices will have more flexibility with isolation requirements, recreation, dining and volunteers

News Release Update 117: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Sept. 4, 5:15 p.m.) In total, 12,799 Albertans have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 47 people in hospital, nine of whom are in intensive care. Latest updates 164 new cases have been identified in the last 24 hours, and there are now 1,433 active cases in … Continue reading

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Relief coming for continuing care pressures

News Release Relief coming for continuing care pressures New funding will increase staffing of health-care aides to alleviate pressures in contracted continuing care facilities. Supports include additional funding to allow for: Increased health-care aide staffing levels. A wage top-up of an additional $2 per hour for health-care aides. Up to 1,000 paid student practicum positions … Continue reading