Outbreaks & Alerts

Read important health notices on COVID-19

 

Antibiotic resistant organisms (such as MRSA and VRE)

  • MRSA and VRE are becoming increasingly common both in health care and community settings and require special considerations in the provision of care

Bed bugs

  • Although bed bugs do not carry or transmit disease, they can result in an infestation. Certain precautions can be taken to halt their spread.

Candida auris

  • Candida aurisEmerging global healthcare associated infection antimicrobial resistant issue

Ebola virus disease

Influenza 

  • Influenza, including H1N1 and varying other strains is an annual concern and pregnant persons and newborns are at an increased risk of complications. The Public Health Agency of Canada influenza awareness resources can be displayed and shared in midwifery clinics.

Middle East Respiratory Coronavirus (MERS CoV) & Avian Influenza (H7N9)

Zika virus (ZIKV)