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COVID-19 Update April 17 2020

McCormick Care Group – COVID-19 Update

Friday, April 17, 2020

This is a McCormick Care Group – COVID-19 Update for Friday, April 17, 2020. We will continue to provide these updates every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as needed.

There are no probable or suspected cases of COVID-19 among our residents or staff at this time.

Please see the Action Plan for Protecting Long-Term Care Homes for a summary of the steps the government has been taking throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit for the full copy.

The ministry has enhanced its screening guidelines for long-term care residents. Your loved one will now be swabbed if they show any signs of the following:

  • Fever (temperature of 37.8 degrees Celsius or greater); OR
  • Any new or worsening symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, hoarse voice, difficulty swallowing, new olfactory or taste disorders, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain; OR
  • Any clinical or radiological evidence of pneumonia.

Thank you.