Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin

Welcome to the enhanced Ontario Respiratory Pathogen Bulletin page.
Check out the new interactive features by selecting the Highlights, Graphs, and Map tabs below.

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. Including information on the onset, duration, conclusion, geographic patterns, severity and progression of seasonal influenza activity.

Information for Health Care Providers

Healthcare worker influenza immunization coverage rate data for the 2018-2019 season can be found in the Week 13 ORPB.

Influenza antiviral medications are recommended for treatment of some individuals when influenza is circulating in your community (See map tab).

See our fact sheet for more information (November 2019) on the use of antiviral medications for the treatment and prevention of influenza.

The ORPB is posted every Friday from November to April

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cd@oahpp.ca

Updated 21 Nov 2019