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Where applicable, a person is fully immunized against COVID-19 if:

  • They have received the total required number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada (e.g., both doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); and
  • They received their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago.

https://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/directives/LTCH_HPPA.pdf

Indoor General Visitation

Updated as of December 30th, 2021

Indoor General Visitation is currently SUSPENDED for residents and patients at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre.

For more information, please contact Andrea Secord at 613-933-6040 ext. 22106.

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Important details to know for Indoor General Visits:

  • All general visitors must be fully vaccinated.
  • 2 visitors are permitted at one time (including Designated Caregivers).
  • Indoor General Visitation is permitted in the resident room and other designated areas. 
  • Please coordinate your visits with family and friends to avoid disappointment. 
  • Indoor General Visitation is available 7 days/week from 0900 – 2100. 
    • Please note: SJCCC’s Antigen Clinic closes at 1745, daily.
  • Masks must be worn for the duration of the visit.
    • Residents/patients should be encouraged to wear a mask for the duration of their visit, as tolerated.
  • Children over the age of 1 are considered General Visitors. 
  • Food and/or drink is not permitted for Indoor General Visitation.
  • Indoor General visitors are responsible for the wellbeing of the resident/patient while on their scheduled indoor general visit. If at any time the resident/patient becomes unwell during your visit, please ring the call bell for assistance. 
  • If you choose to spend time outdoors on Centre property, if at any time the resident/patient becomes unwell during your visit, please return them to the Centre immediately or call 911 in case of an emergency.
  • Indoor General Visitation is suspended when a resident/patient is in isolation or the Home/Unit area is in a declared outbreak.
  • All indoor general visitors need to be actively screened, demonstrate proof of full immunization for Covid-19 and will be required to participate in Rapid Antigen Testing (you will be prompted when you actively screen), depending on the frequency outlined by the Ministry of Long Term Care.
    • You will be directed to the Antigen Clinic and be required to wait for a negative result prior to proceeding with your visitation.
    • Antigen Tests are valid for 48 hours (request proof if coming outside of testing hours).

Prior to your first visit, we ask that you review these posters:

Hand Hygiene

Masking

Physical Distancing