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
H1N1: Avoiding the Spread of Infection (Healthful)
Hepatitis A (Healthful)
Hepatitis B (Healthful)
Hepatitis C (Healthful)
Meningococcal Meningitis (Healthful)
Reduce the Spread of the Flu!
Tips for Preventing the Spread of Infection at Home (Healthful)
What Is Scabies? (Healthful)
What Should I Do If I Am A Hepatitis B Carrier? (Healthful)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ministy of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario
Public Health Agency of Canada
Ticks and Lyme Disease