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Outbreak Management Workshop 2011 - Tools to successfully manage Outbreaks in healthcare settings
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 to Thursday, September 29, 2011
Venue: 89 Chestnut Conference Centre, Colony and Centre West Ballroom, 89 Chestnut Street Toronto, ON


During this second annual workshop on outbreak management, to be held September 28-29, 2011, speakers will be presenting to public health unit staff on a variety of topics including; laboratory testing and outbreak management for Clostridium difficile infection, norovirus and respiratory infection outbreak management as well as invasive Group A streptococcus case and outbreak management.

Through a series of presentations and interactive case scenarios this workshop will:

  • Provide health units with additional tools to successfully manage CDI outbreaks in healthcare settings
  • Inform health units about recent developments with: a) influenza prophylaxis and treatment, b) iGAS epidemiology, c) respiratory infection and gastroenteric outbreak management, d) the role of the Public Health Ontario laboratories during an outbreak or more.

Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7100 or


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