Personal Care Home Protocols

Pandemic Response System

Protocols for Personal Care Homes

Each personal care home has developed a plan to address COVID-19. These plans can quickly be put in place. When a single case (resident, staff, volunteer or visitor) of COVID-19 is identified at a personal care home, the site works with public health officials and infection control professionals to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Plans can be updated as needed based on advice from these officials.

In addition to current measures in place to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, several additional measures may be taken during an outbreak in a personal care home, depending on the identified risk.  Any measures that are put in place are done to protect vulnerable residents and staff while taking their well-being into consideration.

Measures that may be implemented based on the identified risk include: