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  • IPAC Guidance for Ebola Virus from Public Health Ontario: Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Ontario Health Care Settings from Public Health Ontario provides IPAC information on Surveillance, IPAC practices, reporting and more. More information...

  • NEW! IPAC Canada's Ebola Web Page: Information and resource links on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) have been consolidated on IPAC Canada's newest information web page. Note that guidance will vary province to province and IPAC Canada members should also access their own regional guidelines. Visit Ebola web page...

  • From PIDAC - Revised Best Practices for Surveillance: This document from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC) provides updated information on case definitions, mandatory reporting requirements in Ontario, and information about electronic surveillance systems and the use of surveillance information. More information...

  • IPAC Canada President's Message on Antibiotic Resistance: The WHO, CDC Atlanta, the Public Health Agency of Canada and scientists from around the world are now calling for immediate action to address the issue of antibiotic resistance. Members of IPAC Canada are encouraged to petition their provincial and federal representatives requesting that direct action be taken to change legislation and regulations that allow the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animal husbandry. For more information:
  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa: The Public Health Agency of Canada continues to monitor the Ebola virus disease (EVD) situation. The risk to most travellers is considered low; however, healthcare workers in Canada should be vigilant for persons with symptoms compatible with EVD and who have returned from these countries within 21 days of symptom onset. More information...

    L'Agence de la santé publique du Canada continue de surveiller la situation de la maladie à virus Ebola. Le risque pour la plupart des voyageurs est considéré comme faible; toutefois, les travailleurs de la santé au Canada doivent demeurer à l'affût des personnes qui présentent des symptômes semblables à ceux de la maladie à virus Ebola et qui sont revenues de ces pays dans les 21 jours suivant l'apparition des symptômes. Information...