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To Our Extendicare Community,

There has been good news to start the year with vaccines being administered to vulnerable populations across Canada. Extendicare continues to work with our public health partners across the country to administer first and second doses to help protect our communities. Our staff have fought day-in and day-out against this devastating virus for a year. While it has been difficult, the vaccine gives hope that we are nearing a return to better times.

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Continuing to Make Strides Against COVID-19 – Community Update from CEO, Dr. Michael Guerriere

March 15, 2021 continue

To Our Extendicare Community, continue

There has been good news to start the year with vaccines being administered to vulnerable populations across Canada. Extendicare continues to work with our public health partners across the country to administer first and second doses to help protect our communities. continue

Our staff have fought day-in and day-out against this devastating virus for a year. While it has been difficult, the vaccine gives hope that we are nearing a return to better times. continue

Extendicare COVID-19 Response

October 2, 2020 continue

As we come to the end of month seven of the pandemic, our focus at Extendicare remains steadfast on providing the care and service that residents, clients, patients, team members and families rightfully expect. We are very grateful for the hard work, care and commitment our team has displayed to our residents, clients and patients. continue

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COVID-19 Testing Program Marks One Year of Making Long-Term Care Homes Safer

Extendicare pilot paved the way for a standardized approach to protecting homes through frequent surveillance testing. One year and 285,000 PCR tests as well as 280,000 rapid tests later, program is still making a difference. continue

As we turn this corner of the COVID-19 pandemic, the future looks bright

In long-term care, we are witnessing a turning point in our battle with COVID-19. continue

We have seen a dramatic decline in the infection rates experienced by Extendicare long-term care homes and Esprit retirement communities and new outbreaks are now a rarity. Despite the significant challenges we faced during the past 18 months, the future of the seniors’ care sector is bright. continue

As we continue to focus on keeping people safe, and maintain vigilance in our fight against the virus, we are also looking ahead, driven by our mission to create a better future for seniors’ care in Canada. continue