Muskoka Prepares for Coronavirus

Posted: 2020-01-27 10:23:56 By: jacob

While the District Health unit still states the risk of the new coronavirus remains low for the region, The Simcoe Muskoka District Health unit has started to implement the infectious diseases emergency response plan to protect residents should the virus appear.

The health unit is actively working with many partners to follow the comprehensive plan. Which includes providing provincial screening recommendations to health care facilities and guidance on infection prevention and control measures. The disease is also currently reportable to public health, meaning that the unit can track and investigate cases of the disease and close contacts.

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