The changes outlined below for County of Elgin Homes will begin effective July 16, 2021.

Each Elgin County Home will communicate minimum & maximum visitors permitted in designated areas, while continuing physical distancing, based on operational capabilities.

Surveillance Testing

 Fully Immunized Individuals – have received required # of doses of COVID-19 vaccine + 14 days Where an asymptomatic individual is Fully Immunized Against COVID-19 the surveillance testing requirements are no longer required. Please be prepared to show proof of vaccination at each visit, if you are unable Rapid Testing will be required

Partial/Unimmunized – when visiting you will be required to have 2-3 Rapid Antigen Tests performed every 7 days. General Visitors must wait for results prior to beginning their visit.

If you are unable to locate your Proof of Vaccination you can find additional information here:

Below you will find the full July 16, 2021 Visiting Communication as well as the LTC Visitor Absences and Social Gathering Snapshot:

Essential Caregiver, General Visitor Updates Communication July 16 2021
LTC Visitor Absences, Social Gatherings Snapshot July 13, 2021