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Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin​

Information for health care providers
 

Influenza antiviral medications are recommended for treatment of some individuals when influenza is circulating in your community. See our factsheet for more information on the use of antiviral medications for the treatment and prevention of influenza.

For information on influenza circulation in your community, see Table 5 in the Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin.


The ORPB is posted every Friday from November to April. ​


For more information:
cd@oahpp.ca

PHO monitors and analyzes the spread and intensity of respiratory pathogen activity and influenza in Ontario to support local, provincial, federal and global surveillance efforts.

The Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin (ORPB) is a comprehensive, weekly summary of provincial respiratory pathogen activity. As well, in the bulletin, you will find information on the onset, duration, conclusion, geographic patterns, severity and progression of seasonal influenza activity.

Healthcare worker influenza immunization coverage rate data for the 2015-2016 season can be found in the  Week 16 ORPB.

Looking for reporting information or seasonal summaries? Check out the bottom of this page.

Scroll down to see the interactive version of the report and map.
View this week's pdf report

 

 

Seasonal Summaries
Reporting

Provincial surveillance reporting
For public health units conducting surveillance monitoring activities, please refer to the following surveillance submission information for the current season:

2016-17 Surveillance Weeks

2016-17 Surveillance Package

Ontario Influenza Activity
        Report Form

View the archived reports and maps

Related Links

Reports from other jurisdictions

FluWatch
Public Health Agency of Canada


FluView
United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Flu News Europe
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and World Health Organization

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