Dufferin Oaks COVID-19 Update

Apr 6th, 2020
By mdunne

PRESS RELEASE - Dufferin Oaks COVID-19 Update


Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home (operated by Dufferin County) in Shelburne, Ontario, now has a total of 5 cases of COVID-19, two residents and three staff. 

Dufferin Oaks is continuing to follow all Wellington Dufferin Public Health directives. Infection prevention continues to be the priority. Isolation measures are in place and staff in the impacted units are using full PPE (personal protective equipment): gowns, masks and gloves. Staff throughout the rest of the facility are wearing masks. Anyone that is experiencing symptoms is not able to work and is to be tested at the assessment centre.

Dufferin Oaks is being responsive to what is happening and is providing residents the best possible care in these extraordinary times. 

Dufferin County is committed to keeping its residents informed with information immediately once it becomes available.


Contact Info:

Please direct inquiries to County Administration: info@dufferincounty.ca or visit https://www.dufferincounty.ca/ for up-to-date information.


Media  contact:
Pam Hillock, County Clerk
519-941-2816 (2503)


Click here for a copy of the full media release.