Guidance for COVID-19 Immunization In Long-Term Care Homes and Retirement Homes v1

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Summary

  • Purpose is to guide decision making on prioritizing and immunizing residents, staff and essential caregivers in LTCH and RH homes, particularly in the context of COVID outbreaks.

Actions

  • The document outlines considerations for immunizations in LTCH/RH settings, specifically: individuals living and working in LTCHs/RHs; facilities in outbreak; facilitating vaccine uptake; additional planning considerations (such as planning for new and returning staff); IPAC; and adverse events following immunization (AEFIs) and COVID-19 Disease.

DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.

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