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In accordance with the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Framework (colour coded zones), visitors may or may not be permitted at Woodingford Lodge dependant on which colour code the Southwestern Public Health Region is currently assigned.

Please refer to the information below which outlines the various colour codes and the impact this has on staff and visitors here at Woodingford Lodge:

Staff: Tested twice monthly

Caregivers, Support Workers & General Visitors visiting indoors: Verbally attest to a negative COVID-19 test in the past two weeks, not subsequently testing positive.

  

 

Staff: Tested weekly. Attest to not visiting or working in another Health Care facility, or visiting another LTC facility/health care facility in active COVID-19 outbreak status.

Caregivers & Support Workers providing direct care to residents: Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result in the past week and verbally attest to not subsequently testing positive. Attest to not visiting or working in another Long Term Care facility, or visiting another LTC facility/health care facility in active COVID-19 outbreak status.

Support Workers not providing direct care to residents: Verbally attest to a negative COVID-19 test result in the past week to weeks and not subsequently testing positive. Attest to not visiting or working in another Long Term Care facility, or visiting another LTC facility/health care facility in active COVID-19 outbreak status.

General Visitors: Not permitted.

  

We are also continuing to offer additional methods for friends and family to connect with residents at Woodingford Lodge. These options include: sending them a letterscheduling a Skype/Facetime call or by making an on-site telephone call. For more information on the different types of visits and a list of expectations for each method please review the "Which visit is best for me" guide. To discuss outdoor visits, or any of the other options listed above, and to set up a suitable time for both you and the resident, please call your Woodingford Lodge location. 

For more information about Oxford County's COVID-19 response, please visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/covid-19 

In order to keep residents, staff and visitors safe, we will require all visitors to follow the below guidelines specific to the visit type requested.

Before you visit
Outdoor visits
Indoor visits

Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19