H&CS Website Update

August 7, 2013

The OCIO has updated the H&CS website to include information on MERS-CoV. The link below takes you to the H&CS site and has appropriate linksĀ for PHAC and WHO.   http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/cdc.html      

  • Infection Control

Please refer to the PHAC website for the most up to date guidance on infection control measures recommended for patients with confirmed or suspect MERS-CoV infection: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/eri-ire/coronavirus/healthcare-soinssante-eng.php changes to: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/eri-ire/coronavirus/guidance-directives/nCoV-ig-dp-eng.php      
  • Management of Cases

Enhanced surveillance and strict infection control measures are necessary to identify any cases that present to our facilities and to protect the health care workers who will be exposed to these cases. For more information visit: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/notices-avis/notices-avis-eng.php?id=108 changes to: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/eri-ire/coronavirus/guidance-directives/nCoV-ig-dp-eng.php


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