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Viral Respiratory Illness Toolkit: Long Term Care Facility Guide

This page contains resources for managing Viral Respiratory Illness (VRI) in your facility. Please review the resources below for the upcoming respiratory illness season. Pre-season planning will assist with the control of respiratory outbreaks in your facility.

Protocols

    • Coming soon

Getting ready

    • Long-Term Care Facility Pre-Season Planning for the Management of VRI

Outbreak management

Testing

Antiviral

Immunizations

    • VCH Quick Reference for Publicly Funded Seasonal Influenza Vaccines

    • Influenza COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

    • Vaccine Emergency Plans & Response Documents

    • Handling Vaccines - What to do in a power failure

    • Adverse Event Following Immunization case report form

      For Public Health. Please complete the form and submit it to your local health unit by fax or email.

    • Report of Adverse Event Following Immunization

      For non-public health professionals reporting AEFI. Please complete the form and submit it to your local health unit by fax or email.

    • Map of where to report adverse event following immunization

      View the map to find the local health unit to submit the report.

Long-term care

Contact information

If you have questions, please contact VCH Communicable Disease Control team at (604) 675-3900 Mondays to Fridays, from 8:30am to 5:00pm (excluding stat holidays) or by emailing MHOandCDNurseOnCall@vch.ca