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Posts tagged "Norovirus"

  • The Norovirus outbreak at The Ottawa Hospital is now over

    March 22, 2012 – The Norovirus outbreak reported at The Ottawa Hospital is now over. We do remind you, however, that at this time of year, increased cases of Norovirus circulate in the community and can affect schools, hospitals, day care centres and long term care facilities, and anywhere groups of people gather. To avoid […]

  • Help prevent the spread of Norovirus in our community

    March 12, 2012 – The Ottawa Hospital has seen several of Norovirus-like gastro-intestinal flu in our patients. In order to limit transmission of the virus and to reduce the chance of further spread, the following infection control measures have been implemented: Additional housekeeping measures with disinfectant Prompt identification and isolation of symptomatic patients. Hand hygiene […]