Outbreak Reporting Form

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If you are making a report after 4 p.m., please contact our after-hours support at (905) 953-6478. This form is not monitored after 4 p.m. or on weekends and holidays.

This form is meant for administrators or operators at high-risk settings including institutional and congregate settings (Long Term Care Home, Retirement Home, Group Homes, Shelters, childcare centres, day camps and other congregate care settings) to report new cases and outbreaks.

Anything with a red asterisk (*) is mandatory.

Please indicate the type of outbreak you are reporting:
Thank you.

If you are an Administrator or Operator with questions for our public health staff please direct them to:

Control of Infectious Disease

For issues or reports of any Diseases of Public Health Significance, respiratory or enteric cases and potential and ongoing outbreaks, including COVID-19 related to the facility.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 73588
On-call Response Telephone: 905-953-6478
Fax number: 905-898-5213

York Region Public Health Vaccine Information Line

For issues or reports of any adverse events following immunization or general questions regarding vaccinations (all vaccinations, including COVID and Influenza). This information line is open to the public.
Email address: [email protected]a
Telephone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 73452

York Region COVID-19 Vaccination Coordinator

For any requests related to COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduling, picking up COVID-19 vaccines, and strategies to improve vaccine uptake in facility. This inbox is exclusively dedicated to responding to facility requests.
Email address: [email protected]

Health Connection

For any requests related to inspections, IPAC or audits.
Email address: [email protected]
Telephone: 1-800-361-5653
Please Note: This information is being collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.S. 1990, C.H.7 for the purpose of case management and case investigations, client follow up and monitoring, contract tracing, public health administration and the provision of statistical data to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  Information will be retained, used, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with the Personal Health Information and Protection Act, 2004, S. O. 2004, c. 3. Any questions regarding this collection may be directed to the Program Manager, Information Management Access and Privacy, Community and Health Services Department, 17150 Yonge Street, 6th Floor, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 8T5, Telephone 1-877-464-9675 ext. 73003, Fax 905-895-3149, Email [email protected].