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Extendicare’s Statement on COVID-19

The care and safety of our residents, clients, patients, team members and families are our top priority. Extendicare continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and follow Public Health Authority directives to help keep our residents, family members, team members and the entire Extendicare community safe.

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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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Giving Back to Long-Term Care Heroes | A year into pandemic fight, Extendicare renews investment in Senior Living CaRES Fund

More than $2.3 million has been awarded to 679 senior living workers across Canada. Applications are open again to help even more heroes continue

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A year into this pandemic fight, as the shape-shifting COVID-19 virus adapts and evolves, the care providers in our homes have only shown more resolve. continue

At Extendicare, we continue to be humbled by those on the frontlines — the love, sense of duty and responsibility, the dedication and professionalism. On top of the hard work, and heartbreak, there is heroism, determination and clear, unrelenting focus. continue

Building on Lessons and Remaining Vigilant

As we continue to immunize residents and staff against COVID-19, there is growing optimism across long-term care communities that there are better days ahead and an eventual recovery from the global pandemic. continue

There have been tragic losses suffered over the past year, and extreme hardships endured by residents, clients, families and staff. However, the arrival of vaccines and the use of rapid point-of-care testing in our homes are reasons for hope. continue